The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 176
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 176

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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NOW 2 LOCATIONS 2207 BROADWAY RIVIERA BEACH ,a3 ' 1306 LUCERNE AVE. WORTH LAKE I . I . - . ... : I I'll ifjiL if?4 i v . V ft. X . ... I Switzerland is full of tiny towns, beautiful mountains and crystal clear lakes. The Swiss may have a way with watches and emmenthaller and kirsch, but they're ruining a good old Swiss institution, the little town of Zug at the entrance to Central Switzerland. Zug is first mentioned in historical documents in 1190 A. D. It has been a city since 1242. It owes its origin to the link between the north and south created in the 12th Century with the opening of the St. Gotthard Pass. For centuries it was a fairy-tale type of town, with old walls and towers, gaily flowing fountains, quaint old cobblestoned streets, and millions of flowers draped over chalets. The country's second oldest hotel, the City-Hotel Ochsen, is in Zug. But there is now an intrusion of modern office buildings that are slowly eroding the charm of Zug. All is not yet lost, however. The ancient tiled clock tower still shoots out above the skyline of the old city; the ferry boats are still running on the Zugersee; and famous St. Oswald's Church, completed in 1483, still stands. The City-Hotel Ochsen, however, has been rebuilt. At least, the interior has been gutted and rebuilt. After all, it first made its debut in 1480, nearly 500 years ago. Among its guests have been Goethe and King Louis-Philip. Today, it is one of the finest in Switzerland, 100't OF REMNANTS Mill ends and Closeouts To Choose From! Terms & Installation Arranged CARPETS "500" CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATE ANYWHERE IN SO. FLORIDA RIVIERA BEACH PH 842-5252 2 LOCATIONS LAKE WORTH PH. 585-7519 14 All Florida Magazine

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