Sewall's Point in Martin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Bakers of Waveland
The Baker home was the polling place for the northern most precinct of Dade County as well as the location of the Waveland Post Office, established in 1880. After William Bakers death in 1893, the Waveland postal duties were assumed by families who lived north of the county line, making the Waveland Post Office, originally in Dade County, a Brevard Post Office. The Waveland Post Office was discontinued in 1905.
Erected 2000 by The Sewall's Point Commission.
Location. 27° 12.305′ N, 80° 12.121′ W. Marker is in Sewall's Point, Florida, in Martin County. Marker is at the intersection of Indialucie Parkway and North Sewall's Point Road (County Road 707), in the median on Indialucie Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stuart FL 34996, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured Sewall's Point (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Elizabeth Mound (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tuckahoe (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Mansion at Tuckahoe (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stuart Welcome Arch (approx. 1.8 miles away); All Saints' Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gilbert's Bar Prehistoric Site (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Waveland Ghost Town. (Submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.