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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1887/00/00
1897/01/04 Stephen Crane Reporter Stephen Crane in a small dinghy with several crewmen sight Ponce de Leon Inlet Light and steer for the Mosquito Inlet Light. The Open Boat (short story) Spanish-American War

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Particulars for Ponce De Leon Inlet Lightstation:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Coast Guard facility
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Institutional housing
Area of Significance Maritime
Level of Significance National
Level of Significance State
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 22nd September 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Ponce De Leon Inlet Lightstation
Registry Address: 4931 S. Peninsula Dr., U.S. Coast Guard Reservation
Registry Number: 72000355
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Federal
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Buildings: 8
Non-Contributing Buildings: 3
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Maritime history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1887
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Coast Guard facility, Institutional housing, Water-related
Current Function: Defense, Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Coast Guard facility Museum

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