Did you know that the city of Cocoa, officially considered so since 1884, was founded when a group of fishermen and their families arrived circa the 1860s.
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Fun Fact: There are many stories about how Cocoa acquired its name but the most interesting one, undoubtedly, is about the old woman who lived by the banks of the Indian River, ready to hand out steaming hot cocoas to sailors as they passed through the river. They would call out “cocoa, cocoa” for as long as they could, just so the old woman would come out and give them the delicious treat.
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