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Experience Climb to the Moon in 2024
Experience Climb to the Moon in 2024 Wed, Jul 10, 2024 Climb to the Moon is one of the most popular and unique events hosted at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Even though we're already halfway through the year, there are still opportunities to attend in 2024. Read More

Henry B. Plant
Henry B. Plant Mon, Jul 01, 2024 Henry Bradley Plant was a businessman, Florida entrepreneur, and one of the most important early developers of railroad transportation projects in the southeastern United States. His interests in both rail and steamboat haulage of goods and passenge... Read More

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Celebrates Independence Day July 4th With Special Kid's Activities, Workshops And Programs
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Celebrates Independence Day July 4th With Special Kid's Activities, Workshops And Programs Wed, Jun 19, 2024 Principal author of the Declaration of Independence, patriot, and third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, celebrated July 4, 1801 by opening the White House, greeting diplomats, civic and military officers, citizens and Cherokee chief... Read More

Flag Day at the Lighthouse
Flag Day at the Lighthouse Thu, Jun 13, 2024 June 14, this year falling on a Friday, is National Flag Day. While we at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse commemorate National Flag Day, our celebration is to be held at the lighthouse on Saturday June 15, with programs from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and whi... Read More

Civil War Skirmish At Mosquito Inlet
Civil War Skirmish At Mosquito Inlet Mon, May 20, 2024 Shortly after Abraham Lincoln’s swearing in as the nation’s sixteenth president, seven southern states announced their intention to secede from the United States. Florida, which had been admitted to the Union only fifteen years earlier, was the third... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Chip Devenger
Volunteer Spotlight: Chip Devenger Wed, May 08, 2024 Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Volunteers come in all forms! For about one month a year, usually in April, Chip Devenger transforms himself from rural, northeastern county Vermont farmer about 30 miles south of Quebec, to elite member of the Ponce Inlet Ligh... Read More

Two Itinerant Southern Artists: William Aiken Walker and Daniel O’ Driscoll
Two Itinerant Southern Artists: William Aiken Walker and Daniel O’ Driscoll Wed, Apr 24, 2024 Explore the lives and artistic contributions of these two notable figures, shedding light on their journeys and the impact of their work on Southern art. Through a blend of historical narrative and artistic analysis, the article reveals the unique pe... Read More
By John Mann

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Celebrates Florida Lighthouse Day on Saturday, April 20
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Celebrates Florida Lighthouse Day on Saturday, April 20 Sun, Apr 07, 2024 Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum invites visitors to a day of historical celebration on Saturday, April 20, featuring informative presentations, workshops, and a chance to explore the iconic lighthouse and its rich history. Read More

Unraveling the Legacy of the Seminole Wars
Unraveling the Legacy of the Seminole Wars Wed, Mar 27, 2024 Discover the complexities of land disputes, broken treaties, and the indomitable spirit that shaped the fate of the Seminole Nation amidst the backdrop of 19th-century America Read More

There’s A Lot Of Local, State And National History To Be Explored On Florida Heritage Day At The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse And Museum
There’s A Lot Of Local, State And National History To Be Explored On Florida Heritage Day At The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse And Museum Wed, Mar 13, 2024 Florida’s a huge state in a big nation and that also comes with a lot of interesting history to explore. However, you won’t have to travel far to find it. A short trip on Saturday, March 23, 2024 brings you to the National Historic Landmark Ponce I... Read More

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