coquina up closeThe ruins here include chimneys and other structures made of coquina, Spanish for "tiny shell." Quarried locally (and elsewhere in the Southeast), this native stone contains mollusk shell fragments and quartz sand, bound together by calcium carbonate. Centuries after the Spanish first used coquina in Florida, frontier Americans chose it for their sugar factory.
|Placed By||Volusia County and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, assisted by the Florida Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:59am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 499429 N 3223636|
|Decimal Degrees||29.14126667, -81.00586667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 8.476', W 81° 0.352'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 8' 28.56" N, 81° 0' 21.12" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 852-898 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Port Orange FL 32129, US|
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