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If you’re from the Jupiter area, you probably have many childhood memories splashing around the shallow lagoon of DuBois Park. Some of the best family time of my childhood was spent searching for crabs, attempting to catch small fish with a toy net in the mangroves, and eating grilled hotdogs on the warm sand.

While the unique estuary is a joy to explore, there is also a rich history behind DuBois Park. At the top of the “Indian mound”, a large pile of mollusk shells built by indigenous Native Americans, in the center of the park is a house made of Florida pine that was once home to early Florida pioneers, Harry and Susan DuBois. Harry bought 18 acres south of the Jupiter Inlet that he had long admired for its ridge of Indian shell mound, and he needed

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Embrace your inner Zen with relaxing yoga, breathtaking views of a Floridian sunset and the sounds of the ocean. The beloved yoga and salt room of Jupiter, Breathe Salt Yoga, will be hosting its very first sunset yoga class this Thursday evening at DuBois Park. 

The class will gather at the northwest point, also known as “Coconut Point”, of the park. All that Breathe Salt Yoga asks you to bring is your mat and water bottle and a smile! 50% of proceeds from this class will support the historical Dubois House and its preservation. DuBois Park is an extremely extraordinary place and locals are devoted to preserving and caring for it. It is the perfect place to reconnect with your body, mind and nature. 

The sunset yoga class is open to all experience

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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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