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How We Got Here Pt. 3

February 8, 2021 8:25 pm Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith As previously mentioned, when in the 1870’s, the young U.S. Government surveyor, Marcelous Williams, tramped through the croc and mosquito invested area at the mouth of Dispatch Creek, he drew a survey line... Read More »


How We Got Here Pt. 2

February 1, 2021 4:12 pm Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith In 1850, the U.S. Government enacted the Swamp and Overflowed Lands Act. Primarily aimed at the development of South Florida’s Everglades and swampy areas, the act transferred nearly 200 million Federal acres to... Read More »


How We Got Here

November 30, 2020 9:57 am Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith The Ocean Reef Historical Society and Museum have asked for a series of articles concerning various points of interest in our Club’s history with the goal of presenting the origins and stories of... Read More »


The Iconic Water Tower

July 20, 2020 1:35 pm Published by

The Iconic Water Tower by Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Editorial Assistant The distinctive tower located by the Inn is a well-recognized symbol of Ocean Reef, and while today it is a silhouette Members are quite familiar with, at the... Read More »


Ocean Reef Cats – A History Through Today

April 24, 2020 11:14 am Published by

Ocean Reef Cats – A History Through Today By Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Editorial Assistant Imagine driving through the Front Gate or even down your own street and seeing 80+ feral cats roaming around. That was the reality at... Read More »


From Abe to Babe

January 21, 2020 2:12 pm Published by

From Abe to Babe Member Connects History and Ancestry By Mike Smith, Member Since 1983 Our own Jack Dunn from Baltimore, an Ocean Reef Member since 2004, enjoys reading about history and is a great trivia competitor. He also has... Read More »


Birth of Our Club

October 28, 2019 6:48 pm Published by

In 1993, Members purchased Ocean Reef Club and on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Club’s “Founding Fathers” told the colorful, and often tenuous, manner in which it was done. Former Chairmen and Acquisition Committee members, Alan Goldstein and Tom Davidson, took Members back to the early 90’s with the story... Read More »


The Ocean Reef Anchor

October 28, 2019 6:30 pm Published by

Ocean Reef’s best-known intersection is where the two, busiest avenues, Ocean Reef Drive and Anchor Drive, cross – often described as the “four corners”. In any other community, it would be where “Main” and “State” meet. At one corner, essentially... Read More »


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