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

Jupiter Inlet Midden I

 
 
Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
1. Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker
Inscription. Jupiter Inlet Midden I is an ancient shell mound built by Indians known as Jeaga. A description of these Indians by Jonathan Dickinson was first published in 1699. This shell mound is the site of the village of Hobe where the Dickinson shipwreck victims were held captive by the Jeaga Indians in 1696.
Site research by the Loxahatchee Historical Society
Recorded in the National Register of Historic Places 1979

 
Erected by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Location. 26° 56.593′ N, 80° 4.528′ W. Marker is in Jupiter, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker can be reached from Dubois Road half a mile north of Jupiter Beach Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Dubois Park at the midden in the parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19075 Dubois Road, Jupiter FL 33477, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jupiter Inlet Shipwrecks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Dive Into History"
Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker with midden in background image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
2. Jupiter Inlet Midden I Marker with midden in background
(approx. mile away); Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse (approx. one mile away); U.S. Jupiter Life Saving Station (approx. one mile away); United States Life Saving Station (approx. one mile away); Sawfish Bay (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jupiter.
 
Categories. AnthropologyMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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