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|Photos by Ben Prepelka
Magnificent orange groves, stately homes and fine resort hotels, set in a rich blanket of tropical foliage... briefly describes the oldest resort town on the eastern coast of central Florida. By 1887 the town of Rockledge was established and began to boast of its 400 room Indian River Hotel and the three story Plaza Hotel. Long before Henry Flagler's railroad extended southward, passenger service to Rockledge was handled by the Indian River Steamboat Company, the area's only mode of long distance transportation.
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