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House of Refuge in Stuart Features Unique Rocky Shoreline

By Kirby Collins

Stuart, FL – The House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert’s Bar in Stuart has a history of life savings that goes back to 1876.

 

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Only one remaining of nine on Florida’s east coast commissioned for the U.S. Life Saving Service. Keepers provided shelter, food, clothing and transportation to survivors of shipwrecks and storms at sea. In 1955 it was acquired by the Martin County Historical Society.

Hours of Operation
Mon – Sat: 10 am – 4 pm
Sun: 1 pm – 4 pm

The House of Refuge is located just north of St. Lucie Inlet in Stuart, Florida.



Originally Published on September 2nd, 2007




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