Trivia Tuesday: Mr. Palm Beach

Aerial view of terracotta colored estate lakefront Palm Beach with condos and ocean in background

Can you name the famous Palm Beach resident affectionately dubbed Mr. Palm Beach by the locals? Bonus points if you can name the historic home that he and his wife owned…

1-John F. Kennedy

2-Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

3-Harold Vanderbilt

4-Henry Flagler  

 

A-The Vicarage

B-Whitehall

C-Seagull Cottage

D-El Solano

The house was The Vicarage, his wife was Mary Lee and Mr. Palm Beach was better known as the dashing actor, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. He appeared in 75 films, then lived here in Palm Beach during the 70s and 80s. During his time as a resident, he and his wife were active community members with a passion for philanthropy.     

Photo by Robert Stevens courtesy Palm Beach Board of Realtors


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