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LOXAHATCHEE RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

LOXAHATCHEE RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIET...
CROWDRISE : Jun 24, 2010
Tax ID: 23-7448343
BASED: Jupiter, FL, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.jupiterlighthouse.org

LOXAHATCHEE RIVER HISTORICAL...

Historic Preservation

A History Shaped By Nature

As stewards of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Loxahatchee River Historical Society (LRHS) preserves and interprets the dynamic heritage, ancient cultural history, and sensitive natural systems of the nationally protected Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area and the Loxahatchee River region.

Since 1994 LRHS has served as Lighthouse Operations Manager, responsible for over $2 million in restoration work and extending public tours from 1 day a year to 7 days a week in season. Since 2006, we have expanded to inlcude: 1892 Tindall Pioneer Homestead, native habitats, restored Keeper's Workshop, landscaped brick walkways and permanent exhibits in the historic waterfront museum, making the visit to this spectacular 120-acre historic site a memorable one. The LRHS provides free admission for Title One School children, Active Duty US Military and their immediate families and provide access opportunities through free and unique educational programs for the the public.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The waterfront Museum in the restored WWII building exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee and outdoor exhibits include the Oil House, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, Pennock Plantation Bell, Seminole Chickee and Early Native American kiosks. Also available are the museum gift shop, educational programs for children and adults, sunset tours, weddings, receptions and special events. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120 acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area in the National Landscape Conservation System. Check for hours and programs at www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Operated by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Tax ID: 23-7448343 • www.jupiterlighthouse.org

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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Lens Preservation Project

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