1876-1927One of several built by Treasury Department between Cape Canaveral and Cape Florida for rescue and sustenance of shipwrecked. Named for wild sour orange grove nearby, H.D. Pierce, first keeper, arrived with family May 1876. Here August 15, 1876, was born the first white girl between Jupiter and Miami — (Mrs.) Lillie Pierce Voss. Stephen N. Andrews was last keeper, from September 1877 to October 1, 1896. Area's first post office, Zion, was located in House from 1888 to 1892, Mrs. Annie E. Andrews postmaster. House burned March 2, 1927.
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|Placed By||The Jonathan Dickinson Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution in Cooperation with The Florida Historical Society and the Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 593923 N 2927470|
|Decimal Degrees||26.46450000, -80.05778333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 26° 27.87', W 80° 3.467'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||26° 27' 52.2" N, 80° 3' 28.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||954, 561|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 65-167 Florida A1A, Delray Beach FL 33483, US|
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