The first four photographs courtesy of Myrtle Lee Weekley
In the Park at the Andrew Jackson Hotel in
Families and friends gathered here to enjoy each
others' company, eat dinner at the hotel, and perhaps
fish from the pier. Couples danced together at the "Blue
Room." Colored lights were placed beneath glass on the
dance floor to give a party atmosphere!
Fishing Pier and "Blue Room" at the Andrew
Jackson Hotel in Floridatown
The same picture in the Penton Collection identifies
the above as the Mayberry Norris 85th birthday party, with
Mayberry Norris' back to the camera, and Henry Penton on the
This photo on the left is a family gathering of the
Mayberry Norris Family, probably around 1950.
(Photo courtesy of The Penton Collection, Anne
Penton Pinckard and Joyce Penton Schnoor).