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Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Principal Keeper's Dwelling

 
 
Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
1. Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker
Inscription.  
This building was the home of the Station’s Principal Keeper and his family. It also contained the Light Station office and library. The U.S. Lighthouse Service Principal Keepers who served here are:
William R. Rowlinski 1887-1893
Thomas P. O’Hagan 1893-1905
John Lindquist 1905-1924
Charles L. Sisson 1924-1926
John B. Butler 1926-1937
Edward L. Meyer 1937-1943

 
Erected by Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsNotable BuildingsRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 29° 4.844′ N, 80° 55.671′ W. Marker is in Ponce Inlet, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from South Peninsula Drive 0.2 miles south of Ocean Way Drive, on the left when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Touch for map
Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker at a distance image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
2. Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker at a distance
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Port Orange FL 32127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling (a few steps from this marker); Gladys Meyer Davis Home (a few steps from this marker); The Principal Keeper's Office (a few steps from this marker); Bronze Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Kedge Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Century Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Southern Gopher Tortoise (within shouting distance of this marker); Kitchen Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
 
Also see . . .  Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association (Submitted on January 16, 2018.) 
 
Principal Keeper's Dwelling image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
3. Principal Keeper's Dwelling
Ponce de Leon Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
4. Ponce de Leon Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 12, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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