Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.


Image Number

  • PC15823

Year

  • Not before 1959

Series Title

General Note

  • The park is located on U.S. Highway 1 three miles north of Key Largo at mile marker 102.5. The Florida Park Service first acquired the park property in 1959. This was the nation's first underwater park. It was named for Miami Herald newspaper editor John D. Pennekamp whose efforts contributed to the establishment of Everglades National Park as well as preservation of the area that would become the park named for him.
  • Numbers on back left, at top: #K2, and at bottom: 19973.

Rights

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 postcard - col. - 9 x 14 cm.

Subject Term

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Chicago Manual of Style

Hamilton, Hume. Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Not before 1959. Color postcard, 9 x 14 cm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/335134>, accessed 25 June 2019.

MLA

Hamilton, Hume. Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Not before 1959. Color postcard. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/335134>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Hamilton)