A colorized photo shows the orginial Continental Hotel. (photo submitted)
From left are Alison Brown, Cloister Condominium president; Meade Coplan, event and marker coordinator; Chris Hoffman, director of the Beaches Museum and History Park; Sarah Jackson, archivist for the Beaches Museum; and Kevin Hogencamp, deputy city manager of Atlantic Beach. (photo submitted)
A mayoral proclamation of the city of Atlantic Beach outlines the details of the marker and its significance to the Atlantic Beach area. (photo submitted)
Special guest Nancy Adams, granddaughter of the Adams family which built the Atlantic Beach hotel (renamed from the Continental Hotel), speaks during the Historical Marker presentation event. (photo submitted)
The Continental Hotel Site Marker gives a brief history of the hotel and events surrounding the site. (photo submitted)

Historical marker unveiled

After two years of dedicated efforts by the Beaches Museum and Historical Park, plus the Cloister Condominium Association, the Continental Hotel Historical Marker was installed and celebrated on Jan. 20. The sounds of ragtime music from Sidetrack Duo flowed through the sea breezes as Lee Winthrop's 1931 Ford graced the site,

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