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Updated: 06/25/2014 03:10:20PM

Beauty, history on the water

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SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Mary's Chapel, at Historic Spanish Point, was rebuilt in 1986 using the original six stained-glass windows. Weddings can be held in the small chapel.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Bertha Palmer's Sunken Garden and Pergola remain on the grounds of Historic Spanish Point.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The Guptill House, built in 1901, is one of many beautiful stops at Historic Spanish Point.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

This is the Duchene Lawn and Classic Portal, which is another example of Mrs. Palmer's taste for beauty.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

This is one of the original stained-glass windows inside Mary's Chapel.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The grounds of Historic Spanish Point are beautifully landscaped. Here, some Birds of Paradise bloom from a palm tree.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The grounds of Historic Spanish Point are beautifully landscaped. Here, some Birds of Paradise bloom from a palm tree.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

This is one of the original stained-glass windows inside Mary's Chapel.

Live like a tourist

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So much of life is a series of accidents and happenstance.

Had John Webb not run into a Spanish trader in Key West, it’s likely Historic Spanish Point would be known by a different name.

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