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The marker reads: “BOAT LANDINGS Boat traffic along these shores was important before recorded dates. Sailing vessels came for fresh water. For years local traffic supplied the needs of and transportation for the people. Prominent landings along this shore were: D’Olive – about 1812, Howard – 1838, Starke Dryer, Short, Freeman, Yuille (Belrose) – 1904, and Daphne. This property has been the Howard Hotel, Dryer Hotel, John Morrill home, Sacred Heart Scholasticate, and Bayside Academy. This building was shelled during the Civil War by Admiral Farragut.” Top of the sign: American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976 star logo. No location given. GPS coordinates for Howard Hotel: Latitude: 30.601289 Longitude: -87.91084

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Daphne (Ala.); Historical marker -- Alabama --- Baldwin County; Historic markers--transportation