Ed Leedskalnin sitting in a chair at his Rock Gate Park in Florida City, Florida.

Ed Leedskalnin sitting in a chair at his Rock Gate Park in Florida City, Florida.


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  • PR75957

Year

  • Between 1923 and 1936

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General Note

  • Cut from various megalithic stones, many weighing several tons. He spent over 28 years cutting stone and building Coral Castle after being jilted by his 16-year-old fiancee Agnes Scuffs just one day before the wedding. Originally built in Florida City and called Rock Gate Park [shown in this image], it was later moved to Homestead around 1936. Coral Castle was added to the National Register of historic places in 1984.

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  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 7 in.

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Personal Subject


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Ed Leedskalnin sitting in a chair at his Rock Gate Park in Florida City, Florida.
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Ed Leedskalnin sitting in a chair at his Rock Gate Park in Florida City, Florida. Between 1923 and 1936. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 7 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/17352>, accessed 11 December 2017.

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Ed Leedskalnin sitting in a chair at his Rock Gate Park in Florida City, Florida. Between 1923 and 1936. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 11 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/17352>.

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(State Archives of Florida)