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Cocoa Beach in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cocoa Beach Pier 1984 Anchor

 
 
Cocoa Beach Pier 1984 Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Peter Fischer
1. Cocoa Beach Pier 1984 Anchor Marker
Inscription.  This anchor was discovered 16 miles off the shore of the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier in 1984 by the late Keith Siegel, a famous local lobster diver, and his brother Brian. Standing 10 ft, 5 in. tall and weighing more than 6,000 lbs. This artifact was recovered from wreckage of an 18th Century whaling ship.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 28° 22.057′ N, 80° 36.169′ W. Marker is in Cocoa Beach, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Meade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cocoa Beach FL 32931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor (here, next to this marker); Carter-Fuller Mound Complex (approx. one mile away); I Dream of Jeannie (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (approx. 2.8 miles away); Historic Downtown Titusville (approx. 2.8 miles away); To and From the Banana River (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cruise In, Cruise Out (approx. 2.8 miles away); Military at Work in the Port (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cocoa Beach.
 
Cocoa Beach Pier 1984 Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Peter Fischer
2. Cocoa Beach Pier 1984 Anchor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2021, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 7, 2021, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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