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

Gladys Meyer Davis Home

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

 
 
Gladys Meyer Davis Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
1. Gladys Meyer Davis Home Marker
Inscription.  Decorated as it might have been in 1890, this is the First Assistant Keepers dwelling. The building is named for Mrs. Davis, a life-long resident of Ponce Inlet who was born in this building and is the daughter of the last Principal Keeper of the U.S. Lighthouse Service at the Light Station.
 
Erected by Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & VesselsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 29° 4.836′ N, 80° 55.672′ W. Marker is in Ponce Inlet, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from South Peninsula Drive 0.1 miles south of Ocean Way Drive. The marker is on the grounds of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, 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. Principal Keeper's Dwelling (a few steps from this marker); Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling
Gladys Meyer Davis Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
2. Gladys Meyer Davis Home Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bronze Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Principal Keeper's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Linzy (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Century Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Kedge Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil Storage House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
 
Gladys Meyer Davis Home image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
3. Gladys Meyer Davis Home
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 21, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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