Parade

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A celebration of the creation of Martin County from the northern portion of Palm Beach County and the southern end of St. Lucie County.  Parade covered several street, this portion traveling along Flagler Avenue.  The new Lyric Theatre still be constructed in the background.  It would open in March 1926.

St Lucie Hotel

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On St Lucie Avenue, the St Lucie Hotel on the left was built in 1913.  More rooms were needed so the St Lucie Hotel Annex was built in 1916 at the end of the street and along the St Lucie River.

Kitching-Eckess Dept. Store

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The large Kitching-Eckess Dept. Store.  To the left was built the 1926 Peacock Arcade with a hotel and stores.

Martin County Courthouse

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The Martin County Courthouse used the former 1909-1923 school building.  A jail was built behind the courthouse.