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Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Principal Keeper's Dwelling

 
 
Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
1. Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker
Inscription.
This building was the home of the Stationís Principal
Keeper and his family. It also contained the Light
Station office and library. The U.S. Lighthouse
Service Principal Keepers who served here are:

William R. Rowlinski 1887-1893
Thomas P. OíHagan 1893-1905
John Lindquist 1905-1924
Charles L. Sisson 1924-1926
John B. Butler 1926-1937
Edward L. Meyer 1937-1943

 
Erected by Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.
 
Location. 29° 4.844′ N, 80° 55.671′ W. Marker is in Ponce Inlet, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from South Peninsula Drive 0.2 miles south of Ocean Way Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Port Orange FL 32127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling (a few steps from this marker); Gladys Meyer Davis Home (a few steps from this marker); The Principal Keeper's Office (a few steps from this marker); Bronze Bell
Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker at a distance image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
2. Principal Keeper's Dwelling Marker at a distance
(within shouting distance of this marker); Kedge Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Century Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Southern Gopher Tortoise (within shouting distance of this marker); Cuban Refugee Rafts (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
 
Also see . . .  Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association (Submitted on January 16, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRoads & Vehicles
 
Principal Keeper's Dwelling image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
3. Principal Keeper's Dwelling
Ponce De Leon Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
4. Ponce De Leon Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 12, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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