Mary Brickell Wins Land Title Case in 1898

Devil's Punch Bowl

Devil’s Punch Bowl

On March 4, 1898, Mary Brickell won a land title case that included 640 acres of the Jonathon Lewis grant, including an area known as the “Punch Bowl”.

The “Devil’s Punch Bowl” is a well that consists of a circular well that is roughly 4-5 feet deep and 3 feet in diameter. It fills from a fresh water spring. The punch bowl is located just south of Alice Wainwright Park and near Vizcaya.

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Image of Devil’s Punch Bowl found at Florida Memory