Burgert Brothers
1920

Lakemont Florida Early Bird's-eye View

Lakemont Florida Early Bird's-eye View

DESCRIPTION: Scarce drawn bird's-eye view of Lakemont, Florida ca. 1920 as it was being platted and developed for sale. Below the scene of lots, lakes, and orange groves, a brief description explains the view (shown looking south):
"Lakemont, located between Avon Park and Sebring, Fla., at the crossing of scenic highway and S.A.L.R.R. [Seaboard Air Line Railway]"

Description on the verso reads:
"LAKEMONT, FLA. A new townsite now being developed and destined to become a city within the next few years, located in the Ridge Section at the crossing of scenic highway and new S.A.L. Railroad. Four miles north of Sebring and five miles south of Avon Park, Florida."

Major topographic features include the city of Sebring with Dinner Lake, Lake Jackson, Basket Lake, Bonnet Lake, and Little Red Water Lake.

Folding postal card in two panels. White border (1915-1930). No. 103139. Fl. Fla. Postally unused. Dated with reference to the founding of Sebring, Florida in 1912. Published by Burgert Brothers of Tampa, Florida.

CREATOR: Burgert Brothers

PUBLICATION DATE: 1920

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Little Red Water Lake

CONDITION: Good.  Some noticeable wear, especially to the vertical center fold.

COLORING: Process color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 10 " x 4 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 11

PRICE: $125

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