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Jupiter Inlet Midden I

 
 
Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
1. Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker
Inscription.  
Jupiter Inlet Midden I is an ancient shell mound built by Indians known as Jeaga. A description of these Indians by Jonathan Dickinson was first published in 1699. This shell mound is the site of the village of Hobe where the Dickinson shipwreck victims were held captive by the Jeaga Indians in 1696.

Site research by the Loxahatchee Historical Society
Recorded in the National Register of Historic Places 1979

 
Erected by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyArts, Letters, MusicNative Americans.
 
Location. 26° 56.593′ N, 80° 4.528′ W. Marker is in Jupiter, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker can be reached from Dubois Road, half a mile north of Jupiter Beach Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Dubois Park at the midden in the parking area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19075 Dubois Road, Jupiter FL 33477, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within walking distance of this marker. DuBois Pioneer Home (a few steps from this marker); Jupiter Inlet Shipwrecks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jupiter and Lake Worth Railway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse began protecting ships at sea on July 10, 1860 (approx. half a mile away); Jupiter Lighthouse Museum (approx. half a mile away); Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unconquered Legacy (approx. 0.6 miles away); A People By The Sea (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jupiter.
 
Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker with midden in background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
2. Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker with midden in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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