Timeline of Cape Canaveral

Timeline Of Cape Canaveral

Timeline of Cape Canaveral

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1564 - John Sparke writes about his landing experiences with Captain John Hawkins

1788-4, French botanist André Michaux traveled in the Merritt Island - Cape Canaveral area. He spent five days looking for plants. Wrote letter dated April 24, 1788 fromSt Augustine. Flag or bigfower paw-paw, Asimina obovata (Annona grandiflora (Bartr.)).More information can be found in the article about André Michaux

1847 - Canaveral Lighthouse is built

1853 - Captain Burnham settled on the east coast of the Banana River

1885 - Hurricane "Wall of water" devastated area

1888-11 - William H. Peck publishes story in Florida Star about his visit to Burnham (lighthouse keeper)

1890 - Canaveral Club formed by George H. Reed 18K acres (see picture in the external link)

1898 - Thomas Barbour aged 14 years following an attack of typhoid fever came to live in Florida with his Grandmother at Eau Gallie. It was here (close to Canaveral area) that he developed his love for nature

1920 - Brossier bros, a group of journalists start real estate project whichthey called Journalista. This area currently had streets named after presidentsand has an area known as "Avon by the Sea"

1930 - Gene Stirling an archaeologist from Harvard does research work on moundsin Cape Canaveral called the Fuller Mounds

1950-7-4, First Rocket fired at Cape Canaveral Bumper became the first mission to launch from Cape Canaveral

1951 - Anthropologist......
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