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Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp

 
 
Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
1. Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp Marker
Inscription.  

During the 2nd Seminole Indian War and after the Battle of Loxahatchee Jan. 24, 1838, the Tennessee Volunteers and Militia camped on this site. One mile east, the U.S. Army Regulars established Old Fort Jupiter.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is January 24, 1838.
 
Location. 26° 57.16′ N, 80° 7.598′ W. Marker is in Jupiter, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on Winding Lake Drive, 0.1 miles east of Cassie Holy Court, on the right when traveling east. A small pullout is next to the marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6264 Winding Lake Drive, Jupiter FL 33458, 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. L.M. Davis Elementary School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cinquez Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Military Trail (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Jupiter School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sawfish Bay
Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp Marker taken from pullout. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
2. Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp Marker taken from pullout.
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Dive Into History" (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jupiter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022