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Savoring the Ride: Top Waterfront Dining Spots for Bike Week Visitors in Ponce Inlet, Florida
Savoring the Ride: Top Waterfront Dining Spots for Bike Week Visitors in Ponce Inlet, Florida Wed, Feb 21, 2024 Welcome to Ponce Inlet, where the sun meets the sea, and the aroma of delicious food fills the air! As Bike Week rolls into town, riders and enthusiasts are in for a treat not only with the roar of engines but also with the delectable culinary deligh... Read More

See Real Stars At The Museum At Night At Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
See Real Stars At The Museum At Night At Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Mon, Jan 29, 2024 Did you catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt here in Volusia County a few weeks ago? If not, we promise you’ll see a lot of even bigger stars, and planets, too, at the National Historic Landmark Ponce Inlet Lighthouse during the 11th Annual Museum at Night ... Read More

A County By Any Other Name Would Be…? Mosquito…Musquito…St.John's…St. Lucia…Orange…Leigh Read…Volusia?
A County By Any Other Name Would Be…? Mosquito…Musquito…St.John's…St. Lucia…Orange…Leigh Read…Volusia? Mon, Jan 15, 2024 As it turns out, Florida had established several smaller counties that were later given new names, either because the old one proved unappealing, or the citizens found something they liked better. The best example of the “unappealing” appellation ha... Read More

Alexander Hamilton: Father of America's Lighthouses
Alexander Hamilton: Father of America's Lighthouses Tue, Jan 02, 2024 Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Lead Docent John Mann will present “ALEXANDER HAMILTON – THE FATHER OF AMERICA’S LIGHTHOUSES” at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Thursday at the Tower Series on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 11:00 am in the lighthouse co... Read More

Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse of 1835
Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse of 1835 Wed, Dec 27, 2023 The first Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse built by the United States was located on a dune southside of what is considered by many to still be the most treacherous inlet on the East Coast of the country. Read More

William H. Wincapaw…The Flying Santa Claus
William H. Wincapaw…The Flying Santa Claus Wed, Dec 13, 2023 You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall William Wincapaw, the most famous New England Lighthouse Santa’s helper of all? Read More

Mosquito/Ponce Inlet Lighthouse: A Sentinel for Sea and Air
Mosquito/Ponce Inlet Lighthouse: A Sentinel for Sea and Air Mon, Nov 27, 2023 It really wasn’t all that long after the Wright Brothers’ flights in Kitty Hawk air, that the 1887 Mosquito/Ponce Inlet Lighthouse was recognized as an important navigational landmark, not only for coastal water navigation, but also inevitable connec... Read More

Thanksgiving Gifts Celebrated at Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
Thanksgiving Gifts Celebrated at Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Thu, Nov 16, 2023 Having the family visit the National Historic Landmark Ponce De Leon Lighthouse on Friday, Saturday or Sunday over the four-day Thanksgiving Holiday is becoming a local tradition for many. Like those others folks, why not inject into the weekend a l... Read More

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Indigenous People's Day
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Indigenous People's Day Mon, Nov 06, 2023 Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Indigenous People's Day on November 18, 2023 will have demonstrations, crafts for kids, programs on the customs and language of the Timucua People, and the Seminole Indians Wars Read More

A Death in the Tower
A Death in the Tower Tue, Oct 24, 2023 The recorded career of Joseph B. Davis with the Light-House Establishment began as a second assistant keeper at the Hillsboro Lighthouse, possibly as early as 1912. Davis resigned from that position in 1914, but he was soon working again as a second... Read More

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