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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member footTRAX
N 27° 00.231 W 080° 06.096
17R E 589134 N 2987178
Quick Description: Jonathan Dickinson State Park, at park entrance of
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2006 2:31:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ4D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 66

Long Description:
Three miles to the east on Sept. 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 described the trials of the group in his book, "God's Protecting Providence", the first account of Indians on the southeast coast. Attacked by Indians and driven northward, the party arrived at St. Augustine in November, 1696.

Marker Number: F-57

Date: 1961

County: Martin

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Website: Not listed

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