Happy Birthday, James Ponce: The Breakers’ Historian and Living Landmark turns 95

Courtesy of The Breakers

By Amanda Festa

Courtesy of The Breakers

According to his biography, “Esteemed historian, James Ponce, knows more about The Breakers and the destination of Palm Beach than anyone else alive.”  While this seems to be a tall order, anyone who has spoken with the affable Mr. Ponce, or taken one of his highly esteemed and entertaining tours, can vouch for the validity of this statement.  Ponce has, in fact, spent nearly two thirds of his life sharing his extensive knowledge and love of Palm Beach with visitors ...

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