Casements in Ormond Beach: J.D. Rockefeller’s Home

By Gary McKechnie I had no idea the richest man in American history once lived in Ormond Beach. When I visited The Casements in Ormond Beach, the relatively small home once owned by John D. Rockefeller, the docent asked our group how much we thought this man was worth. Having read a little bit, I…

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An Inside Look at Ormond Beach History

By Amy Wimmer Schwarb It might be known as the Birthplace of Speed but Ormond Beach is a good spot for taking things slowly and learning about Ormond Beach history. The small city of 40 000 located in Volusia County just eight miles north of Daytona Beach has evolved through several identities. At…

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