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Created On: 02/05/2018 06:40 AM
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 02/05/2018 06:40 AM
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witchfindergeneral

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I know it's no longer standing, but I was curious if anyone remembers where the Ormond Pier used to be? 

 02/05/2018 08:45 AM
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stokedpanda

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I recall it being in or around Ormond, perhaps that helps?

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 02/05/2018 09:26 AM
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turtle2008

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Maybe at Granada?



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 02/05/2018 09:29 AM
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StirfryMcflurry

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North of the Daytona pier, for sure.



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 02/05/2018 10:52 AM
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puinsai

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I'm pretty sure it was about a block or so north of Tom Renick park. About 9 years ago you could still see some of the pilings exposed especially at low tide. Pretty sketchy surfing there when the tide comes in cause they would reveal themselves as the water sucked up while your on a wave. It breaks really good all through that area from my recollection.

 02/05/2018 10:57 AM
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oceancat

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The pier was three miles north of Granada Blvd where the Al Weeks North Shore Park is now.
 02/05/2018 11:44 AM
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witchfindergeneral

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I figured it was near Tom Renick/Al Weeks.  Thanks, all.

 02/05/2018 05:44 PM
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rc

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Originally posted by: turtle2008

Maybe at Granada?



Bingo! I was there in 1986 and I do believe this was that lat/lon
 02/06/2018 04:37 PM
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pompano

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I grew up south of it.  Tom Renick/Al Weeks (1631 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176) is where it was.  I'll see if I can find a pic of some remains for you.  There is a facebook group of pier locals with some good pics from the old days.

[edit] found the picture, but the upload feature is not working.



Edited: 02/14/2018 at 06:14 PM by pompano
 02/07/2018 07:53 AM
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witchfindergeneral

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That would be great, Pompano. 

 02/13/2018 01:40 PM
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heavymetalhettel

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Cant miss it -several miles N of Granada Route 40 in Ormond-by-the-Sea, and a couple blocks North of Tom Renick is a paved parking area and lifeguard building. Right accross from Roberta Road long time home of "Paul Screwball" Prewitt! The Ormond pier was at the S end of that parking area, where the Happy Whale Restaurant used to stand. lifeguard shack is where it was back in the day. see my facebook page Ormond Pier Surfdawgs to post or see old pics. Eat at Crabby Chris' a block North if you're there-great burritos and maybe some fresh Cobia! 

 02/14/2018 06:34 PM
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pompano

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pic from 2006.  and yeah, I was one of the few local groms when Hettel came back from the islands to move in across the street from my house.

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