Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Home of history|
|Statement||Sandra Henderson Thurlow, Deanna Wintercorn Thurlow|
|Contributions||Thurlow, Deanna Wintercorn|
|LC Classifications||VK1324.F6 T58 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p. :|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||2007906126|
The House of Refuge is the only one remaining of ten built in by the US Treasury Department. These houses provided havens for sailors and shipwreck victims from along Florida's coast. Keepers and their families provided food; medical attention and a safe place to stay as part of the US Life-Saving Service. In the Service merged with the US Revenue Cutter Service to form the US /5(). The Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge was one of ten U. S. Life-Saving facilities built along the desolate east coast of Florida between and Houses of Refuge, manned by a keeper and his family, were unique to Florida because the population was not sufficient to support a typical life-saving station with a : Sewall's Point Company. Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge; Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge. SE MacArthur Boulevard Hutchinson Island Stuart, Florida Martin County This site is located in the Southeast region of the state. DIRECTIONS. SOUTHBOUND I Exit #67, Indrio Road. and follow Indrio Road to U.S. Hwy 1. Local historians talked about the houses of refuge built along thirty miles of Florida's Atlantic coastline, which were built for sailors whose ships foundered on the plethora of reefs in the region.
Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Home of History Hardcover – January 1, by Sandra Henderson Thurlow and Deanna Wintercorn Thurlow (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, Author: Sandra Henderson Thurlow and Deanna Wintercorn Thurlow. Book covers. Having trouble thinking of a holiday or Christmas gift? Consider one of my mother’s four books 1. Stuart on the St Lucie 2. Historic Eden and Jensen on Florida’s Indian River 3. Sewall’s Point, A History of a Peninsular Community on Florida’s Treasure Coast 4. Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge. On Hutchinson Island, the house of refuge is a must-visit location for anyone interested in local history in Martin County. Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge: Home of History by Sandra Henderson Thurlow and Deanna Wintercorn Thurlow is a wonderful book, easy to read and filled with fascinating facts and photographs.. Learn about the history of the area, the life-saving stations, and where the. View detailed information and reviews for SE MacArthur Blvd in Stuart, Florida and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way.
Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge, Stuart with kids: "Another unusual museum, this one dwells in a structure that once harbored nineteenth-century shipwreck survivors along these often cruel shores. The only remaining such structure where once stood ten, it today harbors turn-of-the-twentieth-century 4/5(2). Next time you're on Hutchinson Island, try to imagine what it might've looked like in when Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge was constructed and referred to as "House of Refuge No. 2." There were once a total of ten houses of refuge, and the one on . Media in category "House of Refuge at Gilbert's Bar" The following 20 files are in this category, out of 20 total. Aerial view of Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Stuart, × ; 35 KBInstance of: historic house museum. View top-quality stock photos of Gilberts House Of Refuge House Of Refuge At Gilberts Bar House Of Refuge Museum In Martin County Florida Treasure Coast. Find premium, high-resolution stock photography at Getty Images.