W. H. Lynn, A. J. Gay as well as R. L. McKenzie were the key investors of the St. Andrews Bay Advancement Company. Lynn had actually been an affiliate of the National Tribune and the Grand Military of the Republic professionals’ company; both A. J. Gay as well as R. L. McKenzie were also significant financiers in the Gulf Coast Development Firm – makers of the new town of Panama City (incorporated in 1909) situated on the coasts of St. Andrews Bay. These 3 guys bought large tracts of land to the eastern and also to the north of Panama City as well as wanted to use the center of that little city to construct a much bigger community. That concept was consulted with much resistance so they after that transformed their sights to the substantial areas of “cut over hardwood lands” along the north arm of St. Andrews Bay where Andrew Jackson Gay had actually currently developed a small neighborhood described as “Gay, Florida,” website of today’s Panama Nation Club.

Lynn Haven was established in 1911 as the third of 3 Union Veterans Colonies in the South. Fitzgerald, Georgia was established in 1896. St. Cloud, Florida was established in 1909. Although each of the 3 “Old Soldiers Swarms” was organized independently by independent advancement firms, each website was chosen for “health and wellness, climate and also productiveness of the soil” and each recruited future land proprietors via the usage of The National Tribune, a newspaper of the Grand Military of the Republic experts’ company.

Lynn Haven is a city in Bay Region, Florida, USA, north of Panama City. The populace was 18,493 at the 2010 demographics. It has the smaller sized populace of both major cities of the Panama City – Lynn Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area.