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Jupiter in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse

 
 
Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, December 5, 2008
1. Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker
Inscription. Fort Jupiter was located three miles west on Loxahatchee River, erected January 1838 by troops commanded by Major General Thomas S. Jessup, establishing base for operations in the Seminole Indian Wars.

Jupiter Lighthouse, approximately one mile northeast, first lighted July 10, 1860, darkened during the War between the States, was relighted June 23, 1866.
 
Erected 1960 by Seminole Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 26° 56.736′ N, 80° 5.449′ W. Marker is in Jupiter, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on Old Dixie Highway (State Road 811) 0.2 miles south of Federal Highway (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Sawfish Bay Park at the parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1133 Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter FL 33458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sawfish Bay (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Dive Into History" (approx. half a mile away); Jupiter Lighthouse
Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
2. Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Jupiter Inlet Midden I (approx. one mile away); Military Trail (approx. one mile away); Historic Jupiter School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jupiter Inlet Shipwrecks (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jupiter.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jupiter Lighthouse. (Submitted on December 13, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
2. History of Jupiter. (Submitted on December 13, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US IndianWaterways & Vessels
 
Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, December 5, 2008
3. Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker, looking north
Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, December 5, 2008
4. Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker, looking south
Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker with lighthouse in background image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
5. Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse Marker with lighthouse in background
Jupiter Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, December 5, 2008
6. Jupiter Lighthouse
Looking NNE from the drawbridge over the Inlet
Jupiter Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, December 5, 2008
7. Jupiter Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,190 times since then and 82 times this year. Last updated on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   2. submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   5. submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   6, 7. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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