Ft Jupiter-Jupiter Lighthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BONSAIRAD
N 26° 56.736 W 080° 05.449
17R E 590250 N 2980734
Quick Description: Located in the parking area of Sawfish Bay Park off FL 811.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 11:46:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM4Y2W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg
Views: 48

Long Description:
Fort Jupiter was located three miles
west on Loxahatchee River, erected
January 1838 by troops commanded
by Major General Thomas S. Jessup,
establishing base for operations in
the Seminole Indian Wars.
Jupiter Lighthouse, approximately
one mile northeast first lighted
July 10, 1860, darkened during the
War between the States, was re-
lighted June 28, 1866.

Erected by Seminole Chapter,DAR November 1960.
Marker Number: xxxxxxx

Date: November 1960

County: Palm Beach

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Seminole chapter DAR

Website: [Web Link]

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