Hobe Sound in Martin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Jonathan Dickinson Shipwreck
Erected 1961 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials with Jonathan Dickinson Chapter D.A.R. (Marker Number F-57.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1838.
Location. 27° 0.228′ N, 80° 6.1′ W. Marker is in Hobe Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hobe Sound FL 33455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Murphy Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hobe Mountain Tower (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sand Pine Scrub (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beach Hammock (approx. 1.2 miles away); "Dive Into History" (approx. 3.8 miles away); Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); Seminoles and Pioneers (approx. 4 miles away); World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building (approx. 4 miles away).
Also see . . . Jonathan Dickinson. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 13, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
1. Marker restoration
This marker was picked up for restoration on 2/4/2011.
Editor's Note: We appreciate your help identifying the status of this marker. We hope to see it back up again soon!
— Submitted February 4, 2011, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
Happy to report that marker has been restored to it's proper position, in the parking
as of today, May 12, 2015 JM
— Submitted May 12, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,913 times since then and 303 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 1, 2011, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 2. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. 3. submitted on May 12, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. 4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.