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Jupiter Lighthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
N 26° 56.907 W 080° 04.948
17R E 591076 N 2981056
Quick Description: Jupiter Lighthouse Historical Marker
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 8:34:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM4D2T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StressMaster
Views: 46

Long Description:
This marker is located at the base of the historic Jupiter Lighthouse in Jupiter Florida. The marker text reads:

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.
Marker Number: none

Date: 1967

County: Palm Beach

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Florida State Societ, Daughter of the American Colonists

Website: [Web Link]

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