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Known, as one of the most significant Jupiter icons and historical sites is the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park. Often referred to as the “gateway to the Loxahatchee river,” this park is must visit site if you have not been and live in the area. 

The history of Battlefield Park shows that there has been prehistoric and historic habitation here dating as far back as the Archaic Period over 5,000 years ago. The park stands to preserve this precious past and educate locals about Jupiter’s rich history. 

Not only does the park boast an impressive story dating back thousands of years but it also provides the people of south Florida with a beautiful place to relax and kick back. Battlefield Park spans 680 acres and features covered picnic pavilions,

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The Town of Jupiter is rich in history, never to be washed away or forgotten, with the earliest known records of the Jupiter Inlet dating as far back as 1565. The town’s most identifiable landmark, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, was erected in the 1800s. The stately red brick lighthouse continues to stand, ranging 105 feet into the sky, atop a 46-foot hill on the north shore of the Jupiter Inlet. Stretching to the Atlantic Ocean, Jupiter features a delightful tropical climate and truly that "small town" appeal with big city benefits.

The town of Jupiter has a historic timeline with stories about the area ranging from the ancient Indians, through the European discovery of the area by Ponce de Leon, to the Seminole Indian War battles fought here. The

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If you are from Jupiter or Palm Beach County you can probably reminisce about your memories splashing in the water and swimming through the natural lagoon that is DuBois Park. Many of us have had picnics and long summer days at this iconic Jupiter beach park, but did you know how significant DuBois historically?  

Dubois Park is the site of the Harry and Susan Dubois Pioneer Home.  It is the second oldest house standing in Palm Beach County.  This historic icon of Jupiter was made of Florida pine and had cypress shingles; which over the years were replaced with cedar shingles. The interior walls were fastened tongue and groove, and set on a diagonal for additional strength. The north county old pioneer home has attracted the attention of history buffs

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