Historical Jupiter Lighthouse

Welcome to the Historical Jupiter Lighthouse and Jupiter Florida. The locals say you know your home when you can see the Light House light from miles around.

Historical Jupiter Lighthouse 

Welcome to and Jupiter Florida.

The Historical Jupiter Lighthouse. The locals say you know your home when you can see the Light House light from miles around. But this land was once known for the home of the Seminole Indians.

The local High School Jupiter Highs mascot is Jupiter Seminoles. They wear the name proudly and call the Historical Jupiter Lighthouse the heart of Jupiter. 

The owner of Atlantis AC.com Gary Lincel was a Jupiter Seminole Warrior of Jupiter High School. Here is the history behind the Quant town of Jupiter and some of its history of the Jupiter Lighthouse, Seminole Indian Tribe and the involvement of World War II.

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Seminole Indians pow-wow was on the historical site of Jupiter Island.  The name Seminole changed through time.

In the 1700s, the Indians in Alabama were called the Yamasee Indians from the Carolinas moved to Georgia. To escape the conflict from the Europeans and later the Americans.

More Indians from Alabama known as the Spanish name for the “Creeks” is Cimarron. Both the Creeks and the Yamassee Indians migrated to Florida for well-known for the abundance of animals, horses, pigs, cattle.

The natives Spanish decent of Florida. It was said the Indians that also migrated into northern Florida were the Choctaw, Oconee, and Cherokee Indians. 

Some of the Spanish called the Indians wild and runaway.  The Spaniards shipped some of them to Key West.

 In 1700 the Indians of Florida were known as Seminoles meaning “Wild or runaway”. The tribe’s lower Creeks moved to south Florida to get away from the northern Creeks. and Yamasee Indians also migrated to Jupiter Florida.  The Spaniards called the Indians Yat’siminoli or “free people”

Jupiter Inlet was known for the Indian Pow-wow meeting place. For centuries the Indians would meet there to discuss business. Later Naval station and lighthouse were built on the previous Indian meeting area.

Historical Jupiter Lighthouse “History of Jupiter Lighthouse”

An exhibit from 1860 the Historical Jupiter Lighthouse is. Guided tours of the lighthouse plus a small museum on the bottom level of the Jupiter lighthouse.
 
For thousands of years, Indian Ancient Indians tribes would meet. At the junction of Indian River and Jupiter inlet. US Army surveyors in 1849 the recommended the Jupiter inlet area.
As a suitable place for military defenses. In 1854 President Franklin Pierce signed an order. To reserve a 61-acre site on the Fort Jupiter Reservation for a future Historical Jupiter Lighthouse.
 
Lighthouse was built with a double brick design and stands 105 feet and built on a shell mound. The Historical Jupiter Lighthouse is beaming light for ships and boats at sea. You can see the light as far as 24 nautical miles (44 Km, 28 mi) at sea.
The secret Station J building was completed on July 10, 1860. That night you could see the first lighting of the lighthouse. A few months later they established a weather bureau station. 1890 the reservation established a Naval wireless telegraph station.
 
1936 The US Navy acquired 8.4 acres. The Navy was operating a radio compass station and was an aid to navigation for ships passing by. Weather information and monitored distress signals from the station broadcast.
As well as the naval ship to shore and plane frequencies. 1939 the station established an intelligence listening post at the “Naval radio station”. You found navy personnel and their families.

World War II and Secret Station J.

World War II and Secret Station J. alongside the US Coast Guard. Here is a picture of the men who helped in the secret mission. 

The men of Station J found most of the German submarines off the shore of Jupiter, Florida, and reported to the naval ships of their location.
 
1940 the Navy Station Radio Detection Finding station Known as “Station J” cane online. The top-secret radio installation goal was to intercept German U-boats. Radio message and warn Allied ships and help US forces attack enemy vessels. Station J pinpointed the location and names of submarines. German submarines – destroyed on May 30, 1943, and another on 37 in June 1943.

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Directions to Jupiter Inlet  Lighthouse

Get on I-95 N

Follow I-95 N to FL-786 E/PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens. Take exit 79A from I-95 N

Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 79A for PGA Blvd/FL-786 E

Merge onto FL-786 E/PGA Boulevard

Keep right to continue on Lake Victoria Gardens Ave

Continue straight onto S Beach Rd

Turn right onto Captain Armours Way

Destination will be on the right.

 

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