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

16th Century Anchor

 
 
16th Century Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
1. 16th Century Anchor Marker
Inscription.
This ancient anchor is of the
type made in Portugal in the
16th century. It is possibly from
Jean Ribault's fleet which was
scattered in a hurricane with
loss of many ships between
Cape Canaveral and
Matanzas Inlet in 1565.

 
Erected by Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.
 
Location. 29° 4.83′ N, 80° 55.7′ 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. 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. Oil Storage House (here, next to this marker); Kedge Anchor (here, next to this marker); Bronze Bell (a few steps from this marker); Jesse Linzy (within shouting distance of this marker); Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial (within shouting
16th Century Anchor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 12, 2017
2. 16th Century Anchor and Marker
distance of this marker); Gladys Meyer Davis Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling (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. DisastersExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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