On SE Apollo Street at SE Ceres Street, on the right when traveling west on SE Apollo Street.
Martin County Historic Register
Martin County Historical Preservation Board
March 9, 2015
is listed in the
of Historic Places . . . — — Map (db m193623) HM
In 1942 the federal government opened Camp Murphy. It was the home of the Southern Signal Corps School during World War II and served as a U.S. Army base for instruction in radar operation in the early course of the war. The post was named in honor . . . — — Map (db m14314) HM
Three miles to the east on September 23, 1696, the British barkentine Reformation foundered off Jupiter Island. The 24 survivors included a party of Quakers bound from Jamaica to Pennsylvania. Leader of the Quakers was Jonathan Dickinson who . . . — — Map (db m14311) HM
Near SE Federal Highway (U.S. 1) at Park Road, on the right when traveling south.
When he arrived from New Jersey in the early 1930s, Vincent Natulkiewicz, also known as Vince “Trapper” Nelson found the area still teeming with wildlife. For decades he lived off the land, supplementing his diet of raccoon, gopher . . . — — Map (db m106565) HM
On Southwest Warfield Boulevard (Florida Route 710) at Southwest Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Southwest Warfield Boulevard.
Born in 1923, Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was the first Chairwoman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, elected in 1967. She spent her early life with her parents, Ada Tiger and Abe Partan, at the Seminole camp in Indiantown. Tribal medicine men threatened . . . — — Map (db m148906) HM
On Southwest Citrus Boulevard (County Road 726) 0.2 miles east of Southwest Myrtle Drive, on the right when traveling east. Reported missing.
From 1900 until the late 1950s, the Jupiter Indiantown Road connected the communities of Jupiter and Indiantown, giving residents access to resources. Dade County governed the area in 1899, when the new road was cut. In Indiantown about that time, . . . — — Map (db m96931) HM
On Northeast Dixie Highway, 0.2 miles south of Northeast Indian River Drive (County Road 707), on the left when traveling north.
In 1893, a community of Episcopal worshippers began to emerge in this area. With the property donated by Charles H. and Mary Racey, the congregation established the All Saints' Episcopal Church and All Saints' Cemetery in 1898.
The All Saints' . . . — — Map (db m112175) HM
Dedicated To The Recipients Of The Nation's Oldest Military Decoration "The Purple Heart" Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The . . . — — Map (db m213496) HM WM
Near Northeast Indian River Drive (County Route 707) at Northeast Elaine Street, on the left when traveling south.
A Marker for Millennia
A recognizable landmark on the west bank of the Indian River, the prominent rise we know today as Mount Elizabeth, is actually a collection of debris from a Late Archaic village over 4,200 years old. The Archaic . . . — — Map (db m150970) HM
Near North East Indian River Drive, 0.3 miles NE Palmer Street, on the right when traveling north.
Mount Elizabeth Mound was constructed approximately 4,000 years ago during the Late Archaic Period by Florida bands who selected this site for a ceremonial shell midden-mound. It was occupied 4,000-800 years ago by ancient peoples who first . . . — — Map (db m106567) HM
On Northeast Dixie Highway (State Road 707) at Northeast Arch Street, on the left when traveling south on Northeast Dixie Highway.
This Mediterranean Revival style monument typical of the pre-Depression Florida Boom was designed by Nat C. Hodgdon of Pfeiffer and O'Reilly Architects, constructed by A. L. Doenges and completed on February 20, 1926. The arch was built to celebrate . . . — — Map (db m83286) HM
Near Northeast Indian River Drive (County Route 707) 0.3 miles north of Northeast Palmer Street, on the right when traveling north.
Mt. Elizabeth and the surrounding property were purchased by explorer William Henry Racey in the late 1850's. In 1891, his son, Charles Racey, built a three-story wood-frame house on the mound for his family and started a pineapple and citrus . . . — — Map (db m117570) HM
On SW Kanner Highway (State Road 76) 2.3 miles east of U.S. 98/441, on the right when traveling east.
On September 16, 1928, a hurricane came ashore near the Jupiter Lighthouse and traveled west across Palm Beach County to Lake Okeechobee. This deadly hurricane destroyed hundreds of buildings and left millions of dollars of property damage. Many of . . . — — Map (db m114784) HM
On South Sewall's Point Road south of Southeast Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling north.
Sewall's Point, with high fertile hammocks situated between the St. Lucie and Indian rivers, attracted this area's earliest settlers. These pioneers cleared the land, planted pineapples, and citrus, and traveled to Titusville by sailboat for . . . — — Map (db m112170) HM
On Indialucie Parkway at North Sewall's Point Road (County Road 707), in the median on Indialucie Parkway.
Dr. William H. Baker and his family settled here in 1880 and named the place Waveland. Their home was the first permanent residence in what is Martin County today, and Waveland was prominent on Florida maps for many years. The section line that . . . — — Map (db m112169) HM
On West High Point Road at East High Point Road, in the median on West High Point Road.
In 1889, Capt. Henry Seawall and his wife, Abbie, settled on the peninsula that bears their name. Previously, the Sewall family inherited a third of the 16,000-acre Miles-Hanson Grant, awarded by the king of Spain in 1823. Within the grant were the . . . — — Map (db m127508) HM
It was New Year's Day 1916 and many locals took the ferry to the big Palm City picnic. They were soon called back when someone looked across the St. Lucie to see smoke billowing on the horizon and yelled, "Stuart is burning down!"
And sure . . . — — Map (db m193628) HM
On SW St. Lucie Avenue at SW Seminole Street on SW St. Lucie Avenue.
Have you ever had a vacation that was so great you didn't want to go home? That's what happened to President Grover Cleveland when he visited Stuart in 1899. The President had such a good time fishing here that he bought a lot just north of where . . . — — Map (db m193644) HM
On SE Palm Beach Road south of SE Ocean Boulevard (Florida Road A1A), on the right when traveling north.
Back in the 1900s, Stuart locals were a healthy lot, and thanks to balmy temperatures, endless sunshine, and salty air, visiting northerners often found they regained their good health too. No wonder the entire region came to be known as “a healing . . . — — Map (db m193671) HM
On SE Krueger Creek Place at SE Ocean Boulevard (Florida Road A1A), on the right when traveling south on SE Krueger Creek Place.
A lasting monument to the original settlers and
early pioneers of Potsdam (now Stuart) Florida
Annie (Speirs) and Albert Krueger
This property has been listed in the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States . . . — — Map (db m193689) HM
On SW St. Lucie Avenue at SW Osceola Street, on the left when traveling north on SW St. Lucie Avenue.
Visible behind you, Stuart's water tower rises above the tree line as you gaze down historic Osceola Street.
The water tower was constructed in 1959. The American flag first appeared encircling the tank as suggested by the Martin County High . . . — — Map (db m193648) HM
Near Southeast MacArthur Boulevard, 1.4 miles south of Southeast Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the left when traveling south.
The iron-hulled Italian bark Georges Valentine was built in 1869 at Liverpool, England. She was wrecked here in a storm on October 16, 1904, while bound from Pensacola to Buenos Aires with a load of lumber. Five members of her twelve-man crew . . . — — Map (db m112173) HM
On Southeast MacArthur Boulevard, 1.4 miles south of Southeast Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the left when traveling south.
Only one remaining of nine on Florida east coast commissioned in 1875 for the U.S. Life-Saving Service. Keepers provided shelter, food, clothing, and transportation to survivors of shipwrecks and storms at sea. In U.S. Coast Guard Service through . . . — — Map (db m112172) HM
On Southeast MacArthur Boulevard, 1 mile south of Northeat Plantation Road, on the left when traveling south.
Europeans arriving at Hutchinson Island in the 16th century found the island populated by hundreds of Native Americans living in settlements bordering both the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River.
The rich marine environment provided these . . . — — Map (db m106588) HM
On South East Dixie Highway (State Road A1A) at Southeast Delmar Street, on the right when traveling north on South East Dixie Highway.
Built in 1925 by R.l. Robb Construction Co. for the Golden Gate Development Company, this building is one of Martin County's most distinctive historical structures. The two-story, trapezoidal building was designed in the Mission/Mediterranean . . . — — Map (db m136029) HM
On SW 3rd Street at SW Akron Avenue, on the right when traveling west on SW 3rd Street.
Travelers arriving in Stuart in the late 1800's knew they had reached a civilized town when they saw the steeple of Stuart's first church standing next to the railroad in the Potsdam Subdivision. Built in 1895, the 12-member congregation represented . . . — — Map (db m193635) HM
On SE Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A) at SE Denver Avenue, on the right when traveling east on SE Ocean Boulevard.
Peter Montague & Lord Baltimore
Colonial Dames XVII Century
Martin County Court House
to commemorate the historical significance
of this site to . . . — — Map (db m193667) HM
On SW Flagler Avenue at SW St. Lucie Avenue, on the right when traveling east on SW Flagler Avenue.
Look behind you. The two-story building with the elaborate faux stone exterior is the Feroe Building. Built in 1913, this was the home of the Stuart Drug Company – and Stuart's first pay phone!
Installed on April 9, 1915, calls from the phone . . . — — Map (db m193656) HM