Hobe Sound in Martin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Camp Murphy Site
Erected 2008 by the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park and The Florida Department of State (A Florida Heritage Site). (Marker Number F-624.)
Location. 27° 1.011′ N, 80° 6.63′ W. Marker is in Hobe Sound, Florida, in Martin County. Off a park road to the southwest of Hobe Mountain observation tower. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Dickinson Shipwreck (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trapper Nelson Interpretive Site (approx. 4.3 miles away); Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp (approx. 4½ miles away); "Dive Into History" (approx. 4.9 miles away); World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building (approx. 5 miles away); Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. 5 miles away); Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sawfish Bay (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hobe Sound.
More about this marker. Many of the concrete footings of the buildings are still visible, as are the camp's original roads.
Also see . . . Gladwin Family Historical Collection - Camp Murphy. (Submitted on December 15, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
1. Relocation of marker and addition
It appears that the marker has been moved about 300 feet or so from the roadside to in front of a new kiosk display about the history of the Camp. The photos will illustrate the move .
— Submitted May 15, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,157 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. 5. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. 6. submitted on May 15, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. 7. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.