Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Oil Storage House
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
of the first U.S. oil houses built to
hold kerosene. A year’s supply
was kept in 504 brass 5-gallon
cans on wall racks. The tanks
you see were installed in 1927.
In 1970, vandals stole the copper
roof and set the building afire. It
was restored by the Lighthouse
Erected by Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.
Location. 29° 4.83′ N, 80° 55.702′ 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. 16th Century Anchor (here, next to this marker); Kedge Anchor (here, next to this marker); Bronze Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Linzy Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladys Meyer Davis Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 18 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.