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DuBois Park and Historical Pioneer Home

Posted by Brittany Bosher on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 1:28pm.


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 from Jupiter, south Florida and the rest of the nation. The DuBois pioneer home was originally built in 1898 and has now been preserved as a historic site, which is part of DuBois Park.  The National Register of Historical Places deemed this pioneer home to have been built on an American Indian mound, and will forever remain a chronological and archeological gem! 

DuBois Park is located at the mouth of the Loxahatchee River and the Jupiter Inlet it features boating, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, and picnicking.  The national award boasts features known to Jupiter residents about DuBois Park

  • 1 acre snorkeling area and artificial reef 
  • Public docks for day use 
  • A floating water taxi landing
  • Concrete boat ramp to launch non motorized water vessels 
  • Additional picnic areas and grills with landscaping of coconut palms

If you would like to have a tour of the famous DuBois Pioneer home or plan a picnic day with your friends and family at the DuBois Park, visit their website for more information. 

19075 DuBois Road
Jupiter, Fl 33477 
561-966-6600 

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