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Stuart in Martin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge

 
 
Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2017
1. Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Marker
Inscription. Only one remaining of nine on Florida east coast commissioned in 1875 for the U.S. Life-Saving Service. Keepers provided shelter, food, clothing, and transportation to survivors of shipwrecks and storms at sea. In U.S. Coast Guard Service through WW I. Acquired as Maritime Museum in 1955 by Martin County Historical Society. Listed on National Register of Historic Places 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by Florida State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
 
Location. 27° 12.001′ N, 80° 9.953′ W. Marker is in Stuart, Florida, in Martin County. Marker is on Southeast MacArthur Boulevard 1.4 miles south of Southeast Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Southeast MacArthur Boulevard, Stuart FL 34996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilbert's Bar Prehistoric Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Georges Valentine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sewall's Point (approx. 2.1
Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge taken from marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2017
2. Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge taken from marker
miles away); The Bakers of Waveland (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mount Elizabeth Mound (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tuckahoe (approx. 3 miles away); The Mansion at Tuckahoe (approx. 3 miles away); Stuart Welcome Arch (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stuart.
 
Also see . . .  Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge. (Submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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