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Fellsmere Inn, Broadway Street, Fellsmere, Florida

Before I get started, I want to make sure to wish a Happy Mother's Day to my Sunday email subscribers. Your support means so much to me! Thank you! Once upon a time, the Fellsmere Inn was the place to be on Sunday nights. Dinner for a dollar! Cars would line up along Broadway Street for it. If you didn't mind using a shared bathroom, you could stay overnight for another five bucks. It was built in 1910 as a hotel for potential land buyers when Nelson Fell (hence the name Fellsmere) platted 118,000 acres of "muck, prairie, and pine lands." Today it's a "non-operating historic landmark property" private residence. Before it can operate as a hotel again it needs to be connected to the city's water & sewer system. (The city was trying to make that possible back in 2009; I don't know if there's been further progress.)  The inn has been recently renovated, though, with updated plumbing and electrical systems. I think it could make a really s

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