Florida's Turnpike and Interstate System Map, 1967

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Title

Florida's Turnpike and Interstate System Map, 1967

Alternative Title

Florida Turnpike Map

Subject

Roads--Florida--Maps
Toll roads--Florida

Description

Road map showing the Florida Turnpike, it's toll plazas, exits and service stations. The brochure was produced in 1967. Construction for the Florida Turnpike began on July 4, 1955 in response to unprecedented growth in population and tourism in Florida. Thomas B. Manuel, chairman of the Florida State Turnpike Authority and the "Father of the Turnpike," led planning and construction. The highway opened on January 25, 1957.

Source

Original map, 1967: Florida State Turnpike Authority: Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Date Created

1967

Date Copyrighted

1967

Date Issued

1967

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original map, 1967: Florida State Turnpike Authority: Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Is Part Of

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

72 MB

Medium

1 color map

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Birmingham, Alabama
Macon, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia
Valdosta, Georgia
Brunswick, Georgia
Pensacola, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Lake City, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Ocala, Florida
Wildwood, Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Tampa, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Yeehaw Junction, Florida
Fort Pierce, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Miami, Florida
Key West, Florida

Spatial Coverage

33.520789, -86.826553
32.844404, -83.643093
32.150618, -81.239891
30.816757, -83.315907
31.146859, -81.477213
30.50223, -87.19305
30.490101, -84.282417
30.179857, -82.688627
30.339695, -81.671219
29.603014, -82.374172
29.185437, -82.185001
28.836854, -82.046013
29.191732, -81.094322
28.540497, -81.382027
27.956198, -82.458687
27.774696, -82.659874
27.700324, -80.904272
27.416576, -80.38805
26.710654, -80.080833
26.124925, -80.169353
25.790927, -80.206089
24.555399, -81.780009

Temporal Coverage

1967-01-01/1967-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by Florida State Turnpike Authority.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Florida State Turnpike Authority and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"Florida's Turnpike: Providing Transportation Alternatives for 55 Years!" Florida's Turnpike Enterprise. http://www.floridasturnpike.com/about_history.cfm.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

Transcript

FLORIDA'S TURNPIKE
AND INTERSTATE SYSTEM

FAST ... SAFE
RESTAURANTS--SERVICE STATIONS--CITRUS SHOPS

Welcome to Florida...

Your trip through Florida's magnificent countryside is an experience never to be forgotten. Florida's many scenic wonders make it one of the beauty spots of America.
During your stay with us, drive carefully and make use of the splendid facilities provided by Florida's Turnpike. We hope that your stay will be pleasant and that you will be back to Florida very soon.

CLAUDE R. KIRK, JR.
Governor

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Original Format

1 color map

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