Archive for April, 2020

MacDonald House

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Currently located at 38 East Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach, this 3 story Queen Anne style home was built sometime in the early 1900’s. William and Elizabeth MacDonald, the owners of Billy’s Tap room purchased the home in May of 1939. This well-furnished home had a had 6 bedrooms, 2 baths, … Read More »

Nathan Cobb Shipwreck Ormond Beach

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

December 5, 1986 the Nathan F. Cobb washed ashore during a Nor’easter in Ormond Beach. A rescue effort was set in motion saving the remaining crew but resulted in the death of Freed Waterhouse. A monument was dedicated to Mr. Waterhouse in 1897 and now resides at the Ormond Beach … Read More »

The Hotel Ormond Cupola

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

The only remaining structure of the Hotel Ormond is the Red Roofed Cupola which currently is a mini museum dedicated to the Hotel Ormond and resides at Fortunato Park in Ormond Beach. The Cupola was an iconic focal point of the Hotel Ormond which was built in 1887. The 105-year-old … Read More »