The Casements, Winter home and resting place of John D. Rockefeller
The richest man in history
John D. Rockefeller, Born July 8, 1839, in Richford, New York, about midway between Binghamton and Ithaca.
His burried in Lake View Cemetery is located on the east side of the City of Cleveland, Ohio, but his final years were spend in Ormond Beach, Florida, were he died in his sleep at age 97 on May 23, 1937.
An American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which help create and dominated the oil industry in USA and the world.
Rockefeller had five children with his wife Laura, including a daughter, Alice, who died in infancy
Rockefellers The Casements
The winter home of John D. Rockefeller is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Casements serves as a cultural center for Ormond Beach with creative experiences for all ages, including classes, exhibits, events, gift shop and meeting spaces.
The Casements is open from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Guided tours are available from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
- If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
- Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
- Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
- The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
- I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
Photos of The Casements Florida
Location of the house where Rockefeller died
25 Riverside Drive
Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Phone: 386-676-3216 | Fax:386-676-3363
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