Albert W. Gilchrist platted original town of BG in 1897
1922 photo Crowninshield early beachfront cottage
Early beachfront houses along Gulf Blvd looking south
1st Baptist Church of BG Established 1909
Saint Andrews Episcopal Church
United Methodist Church of BG in 1940s
Gilchrist Ave. looking north 1936
Albert Gilchrist was an early investor in Boca Grande who platted this area. The median was originally designed by Carl Rust Parker who was also involved in the design of Central Park in New York City.