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

Georges Valentine

 
 
Georges Valentine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2017
1. Georges Valentine Marker
Inscription. The iron-hulled Italian bark Georges Valentine was built in 1869 at Liverpool, England. She was wrecked here in a storm on October 16, 1904, while bound from Pensacola to Buenos Aires with a load of lumber. Five members of her twelve-man crew drowned but the rest found shelter at the Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge, located directly on-shore.

State Underwater Archaeological Preserve
 
Erected by State of Florida.
 
Location. 27° 11.961′ N, 80° 9.925′ W. Marker is in Stuart, Florida, in Martin County. Marker can be reached from 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 on the retaining wall on the beach side of the House of Refuge. 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); Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sewall's Point (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Bakers of Waveland
Georges Valentine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2017
2. Georges Valentine Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Elizabeth Mound (approx. 3 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 . . .  Florida Underwater Preserves. (Submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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 74 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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