This week in Walton history

Elephant Walk

Currently housing Finz restaurant in Sandestin, this building will soon reopen as the Elephant Walk restaurant.

MARK KULAW / Daily News
Published: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:35 PM.

Feb. 23 – March 1

35 years ago — 1979

Prince Peter of Greece reportedly visited Gen. and Mrs. Earl Anderson of Atlanta and Sandestin.

30 years ago —1984

South Walton residents were angry that their three-year quest to have toll-free dialing between South Walton, Destin and Fort Walton Beach had again been deferred.

20 years ago — 1994

Emerald Coast Motor Sports allowed to continue operating despite neighbors’ objections, according to Board of Adjustments decision.

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