Orchid in Indian River County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Survivors’ and Salvagers’ Camp
The 1715 Fleet
Erected 1974 by Treasure Coast Chapter NSDAR and Department of State. (Marker Number F-222.)
Marker series. Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 27° 50.032′ N, 80° 26.053′ W. Marker is in Orchid, Florida, in Indian River County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 1. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13180 North Highway A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sebastian (approx. 2.4 miles away); Moore's Point (approx. 3.6 miles away); Roseland (approx. 3.8 miles away); Smith Family Homestead (approx. 8.1 miles away); Bensen House (approx. 8.1 miles away); Fellsmere Grade (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Fellsmere Railroad (approx. 11 miles away); Birthplace for Equal Suffrage for Women in Florida (approx. 11.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located directly in front of the McLarty Treasure Museum ($2 admission). The beach behind the museum is open to the public and treasures are still being washed ashore.
Also see . . . McClarty Treasure Museum website. (Submitted on December 13, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Disasters • Exploration • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
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