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    Cocoanut Dreams

    Presented by at Boynton Beach City Library

    May 3 - September 14, 2017

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    Cocoanut Dreams

    An exhibit of 30 black and white, sepia, and hand tinted photographic images circa 1922 by photographer A. Romyn Pierson, III. The photographs rescued from an eBay scrapbook, were taken between 1912 and 1922. They illustrate the barrenness and beauty of coastal Palm Beach County as it was a century ago.

    The images depict the lush tropical wilderness and romantic cocoanut groves that were once Ocean Ridge, Manalapan, Hypoluxo Island, Lantana and Lake Worth. Many of the images have accompanying hand written descriptions.

    By historians and authors, Janet DeVries and Ginger Pedersen

    About the Artist: Photographer, A. Romyn Pierson, III, father was A. Romyn Pierson, II, who purchased all of the land on the east side of the Florida East Coast Canal (today’s Intracoastal Waterway), north of the South Lake Worth (Boynton) Inlet to Lantana Road as a gift for his wife Leila.


    Boynton Beach City Library

    208 South Seacrest Boulevard
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435

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    General Day and Time Info:

    Free Exhibit Reception:
    Wednesday, June 7, 5:30 - 7 p.m.


    Individual Dates & Times: *
    Monday: 9 am - 8:30 pm
    Tuesday: 9 am - 8:30 pm
    Wednesday: 9 am - 8:30 pm
    Thursday: 9 am - 8:30 pm
    Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

    * Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


    Phone: (561) 742-6026


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