On September 16, 1928, a hurricane came ashore near the Jupiter Lighthouse and traveled west across Palm Beach County to Lake Okeechobee. This deadly hurricane destroyed hundreds of buildings and left millions of dollars of property damage. Many o…
Prior to 1923, travel into or out of the Lake Okeechobee Area
accomplished only by boat or canoe.
In the early 1920's, W. J
Conner, a New York winter visitor bought 4000 acres of undeveloped
muck land near this site. Development required that …
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