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October 2017

Lecture: History of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Park Library, 529 Park Ave
Lake Park, FL 33403 United States

The lighthouse in Jupiter is the oldest structure in Palm Beach County.  Historian Josh Liller will look at the more than 150 years of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse’s history and operations, from the first requests for the lighthouse through present day.  He will also share how all five branches of the US military have used the lighthouse reservation during that same time period. This program is free to the public.  

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November 2017

Lecture: Spencer Stereoviews

November 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Palm Beach Library, 303 Anchorage Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33403 United States

History Lecture: Spencer Stereoviews Join  Josh Liller, Historian for the Loxahatchee River Historical Society  at this  free lecture to be held at the North Palm Beach Public Library, 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach, FL 33408.  Melville Spencer was an early pioneer resident of the Lake Worth area who took up photography while assistant keeper of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, usually selling his photos as stereoviews.  Spencer’s stereoviews might be the only photos of the Jupiter and Lake Worth areas…

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January 2018

Lighthouse Lecture Series: The US Coast Guard in Jupiter and Hobe Sound

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way
Jupiter, FL 33469 United States

Join us in the Museum Quarterdeck as Staff shares the latest discoveries in local historical research and new findings from our ever expanding Museum’s collection. The Lighthouse Service merged with the Coast Guard in 1939, but the Coast Guard has had a much larger role in our area than many people recognize. Historian Josh Liller will cover not only the military operation of the lighthouse, but also the local Loran Stations. This presentation will feature the latest research and photos…

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March 2018

Shining a Light on the Past: Archaeology Panel

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way
Jupiter, FL 33469 United States

Ever wanted to be an archaeologist when you grew up? Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network-South, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum for a penal on professional archaeology and the history of the Jupiter Inlet. Featuring Bob Carr, MA, RPA Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Arlene Fradkin, PhD, RPA, Florida Atlantic University, Josh Liller, Historian, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Sarah Miller, MA, RPA, Florida Public Archaeology Network, John Sullivan, MA, RPA, Bureau of Land…

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