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Glen Ridge

Palm Beach County

Year Founded: 1947

History

Mrs. Max Mosler suggested the town’s name at a meeting of residents of the area when they met resolved to incorporate. Mrs. Mosler said the fact that the town is on the bank of the Palm Beach Canal gave her the idea of “Ridge.” Mrs. Mosler’s suggestion was accepted by majority vote. The town was incorporated with 100 acres and 240 residents.

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