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Historical Markers in Palm Beach County

Learn about local history through Palm Beach County’s historical markers.  There are more than eighty markers commemorating historic sites, people, and events. Markers are listed by community, north to south, east to west:


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Fort Jupiter and Jupiter Lighthouse

Historic Jupiter School

Jesup’s Battle

Jupiter Lighthouse

Jupiter Inlet Midden 1

Jupiter Inlet Shipwrecks 1600-1700s

L.M. Davis School

Military Trail

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery

Powell’s Battle

Sawfish Bay

Tennessee Militia Camp

United States Life Saving Station Jupiter Inlet 1885-1899

U.S. Jupiter Life Saving Station 1886-1896

World War II U.S. Naval Housing Building

Juno Beach

Celestial Railroad

Palm Beach Gardens

Historic Banyan Trees

Old Dade County Court House

Lake Park

Lake Park Town Hall

Palm Beach


Duck’s Nest

Episcopal Church Bethesda-by-the-Sea

First Post Office in Palm Beach: This marker hs been missing since the hurricanes of 2004-2005. It is not listed on the map.

Little Red Schoolhouse First School in Southeast Florida

Palm Beach Pier

Royal Poinciana Chaple

Royal Poinciana Hotel

Sea Gull Cottage Palm Beach’s Oldest House

West Palm Beach

1916 Palm Beach County Court House

1928 Hurricane Mass Burial Site

Central Schools-Palm Beach High School

Clematis Street Commerical District: This marker was located in front of 521 Clematis Street but it has been stolen.

El Cid Neighborhood

Evergreen Cemetery, West Palm Beach

Flagler Park

Flamingo Park

Flamingo Park Historic District

Former State of Florida Board of Health Laboratory c. 1921

Grandview Heights Historic District

Old Northwood Historic District

Old St. Anne’s Church

Palm Beach Junior College-Front-West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Junior College-Back-West Palm Beach

Pioneer Memorial Park

Seaboard Air Line Station

Stub Canal Turning Basin: This marker was located in Howard Park but is now missing. It is not listed on the map.

Lake Worth

First School-Lake Worth

First Town Hall-Lake Worth

Palm Beach Junior College-Lake Worth


Chapel of the Holy Spirit

Coastal Patrol Base No. 3 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) 1942-1943

Evergreen Cemetery, Lantana


Lofthus [Shipwreck]

Boynton Beach

1913 Boynton Elementary School

Bethesda Memorial Hospital

Boynton Women’s Club

Ocean Ridge

South Lake Worth Inlet

Gulf Stream

North Ocean Boulevard

Delray Beach

Atlantic Avenue Crossing

Beach Donation

Cason Cottage

Del-Ida Historic District A

Del-Ida Historic District B

Delray Beach Historic Sites

Delray Beach Hotel

The Delray Wreck

First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall-Front

First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall-Back

Florida East Coast Railway Station-Delray Beach

J.B. Evans House Also Known As The Sandoway House Nature Center

Marina Historic District-Marker A

Marina Historic District-Marker B

Nassau Park Historic District-Marker A

Old School Square Historic District-Marker A

Old School Square Historic District-Marker B

Orange Grove House of Refuge No. 3 1876-1927

West Settlers Historic District

Boca Raton

Africa USA

Barefoot Mailman

Boca Raton FEC Railway Depot

Boca Raton Town Hall

Hughes Park

Old Floresta Historic District

The Sanborn Wall

Canal Point

Connor's Highway

Belle Glade

Everglades Research

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