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Moore Haven

Glades County

Year Founded: 1917


James A. Moore from Seattle, Washington, came to the area, fell in love with it and formed a corporation. The town was named in his honor. Historically, Moore Haven Mayor Marion Horowitz was the first woman mayor south of the Mason-Dixon line.

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