Historic Markers Across Florida



Ft Jupiter-Jupiter Lighthouse



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: At Burt Reynolds Park, 801 No. US 1, Jupiter, FL
County: Palm Beach
Coordinates: N 26° 56.457    W 080° 05.058
  26.94095    -80.0843
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4Y2W
 



Text:

Ft Jupiter-Jupiter Lighthouse


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.


Notes:

City: Jupiter, FL