Historic Markers Across Florida

Jupiter Lighthouse

Marker ID:  
Location: at the base of the historic Jupiter Lighthouse on Captain Armours Way.
County: Palm Beach
Coordinates: N 26° 56.907    W 080° 04.948
  26.94845    -80.08246666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4D2T


Jupiter Lighthouse

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.

Florida State Society, Daughter of the American Colonists


City: Jupiter, FL