Jupiter in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Designed by George G. Meade, later Federal commander at Gettysburg. First lighted July 10, 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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
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 Armour’s 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" Ft. Jupiter - Jupiter 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˝ miles away); Military Trail (approx. 1˝ 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 17 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.