Historic Markers Across Florida



Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp



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Location: 6264 Winding Lake Dr., Jupiter, FL
County: Palm Beach
Coordinates: N 26° 57.160    W 080° 07.598
  26.95266666    -80.12663333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMRP96
 



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Tennessee Volunteers and Militia Camp


During the 2nd Seminole Indian War and after the Battle of Loxahatchee Jan 24, 1838, the Tennessee Volunteers and Militia camped on this site. One mile east, the U.S. Army Regulars established Old Fort Jupiter.





F-349

1991