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Along U.S. 1: Postcards from the Past

12345055484?profile=RESIZE_710xColorful: Long before tourists celebrated their travels by posting selfie photos on social media, picture postcards were the rage. ABOVE: From the Rainbow Tropical Gardens, a Boynton Beach attraction from the 1920s to the1950s. BELOW RIGHT: A histori

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7960637291?profile=originalThe park’s entrance was at Camino Real, about where the gates to Camino Gardens stand today.

All that is left is an asphalt pathway and the geyser base in the lake.

7960637089?profile=originalIn the 1950s, people paid $1.25 to see herds of African gazelle, zebra,

giraffe and c

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                                                        Africa USA boasted a 260-foot geyser. The theme park closed in 1961
                             and the area now is home to Boca Raton's Camino Gardens neighborhood. Images provided

 

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