Orchid in Indian River County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Survivors’ and Salvagers’ Camp
The 1715 Fleet
Erected 1974 by Treasure Coast Chapter NSDAR and Department of State. (Marker Number F-222.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Disasters • Exploration • Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1715.
Location. 27° 50.032′ N, 80° 26.053′ W. Marker is in Orchid, Florida, in Indian River County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 1. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13180 North Highway A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sebastian (approx. 2.4 miles away); Moore's Point (approx. 3.6 miles away); Roseland (approx. 3.8 miles away); Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 6.1 miles away); Smith Family Homestead (approx. 8.1 miles away); Bensen House (approx. 8.1 miles away); Fellsmere Grade (approx. 10.6 miles away); Frank and Stella Heiser House (approx. 10.9 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located directly in front of the McLarty Treasure Museum ($2 admission). The beach behind the museum is open to the public and treasures are still being washed ashore.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,296 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.