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

Jupiter Lighthouse

 
 
Jupiter Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
1. Jupiter Lighthouse Marker
Inscription. Designed by George G. Meade, later Federal commander at Gettysburg. First lighted July10, 1860. Dark during the War Between the States and its mechanism hidden by Southern sympathizers. Relighted June 28,1866, it has not missed a night in over 100 years. Early keepers: Thomas Twiner, J.F. Papy, Wm. B. Davis, James A. Armour, Joseph A. Wells, Thomas Knight, Charles Seabrook. Operated by the United States Coast Guard since 1939.
 
Erected 1967 by Florida State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 26° 56.907′ N, 80° 4.948′ W. Marker is in Jupiter, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker can be reached from Captain Armour's Way 0.3 miles south of South Beach Road (Road 707), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located inside the park near the lighthouse. Payment for entry is required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Captain Armourís Way, Jupiter FL 33469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Dive Into History" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter Lighthouse
Jupiter Lighthouse Marker with lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 13, 2016
2. Jupiter Lighthouse Marker with lighthouse
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Jupiter Inlet Midden I (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jupiter Inlet Shipwrecks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sawfish Bay (approx. 0.7 miles away); U.S. Jupiter Life Saving Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); Military Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jupiter.
 
Also see . . .  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. (Submitted on August 17, 2016.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
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 326 times since then and 44 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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