|After the Battle of Loxahatchee, the Army created the Fort Jupiter Reservation, which included the land on which the lighthouse stands.
|Congress appropriated $35,000 for a Lighthouse in Jupiter.
|President Franklin Pierce signed the order to set aside a 61.5-acre site on the Fort Jupiter Reservation for a lighthouse. Lieutenant George Gordon Meade visited the site and submitted a design for a lighthouse.
|Construction was halted by Seminole attacks and later because the workmen were plagued by mosquitoes, extreme heat, and diseases, which were called Jupiter Fever, most likely malaria or yellow feaver.
|The first Keepers' House was built and was 26' x 30'. The Head Keeper and two Assistant Keepers lived here with their families and shared an outdoor kitchen.
|Light was lit for the first time on July 10.
|Three Confederate sympathizers removed enough of the apparatus to extinguish the light for the duration of the Civil War.
|Light was relit on June 28.
|A kitchen building was added to the Keepers' House.
|A two-story dwelling was built to accommodate the two Assistant Keepers and the old house was renovated for the Head Keeper.
|Kerosene replaced the original fuel, which was lard oil.
|The Navy establishes a radio station at the site.
|The tower was painted red. During the previous 50 years the bricks were never painted.
|Palm Beach County moved the mouth of the inlet 1,200 feet north. The tower, originally 3/4 of a mile inland, stands 1/2 mile from the Atlantic Ocean.
|A fire destroyed the original Keepers' House
|The worst hurricane on record blew out one of the bull's-eye lenses. The lens was reassembled and held in place by two bronze crossbars.
|The Navy acquired 8.4 acres of the Jupiter Lighthouse reservation and started to broadcast weather information and monitor ship-to-shore and aircraft distress calls.
|US Coast Guard took over the operation of this lighthouse and all US Lighthouses.
|The Marines arrived to protect the Navy's radio station.
|The Air Force set up and operated the first missile tracking station south of Cape Canaveral while the Army handled supplies and maintenance.
|Robert G. Denaro (Air Force) was stationed in Jupiter at the Jupiter Auxiliary Air Force Base in 1954 to clean up and close down Air Force operations.
|The Keepers' Houses were demolished.
|The Lighthouse was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
|The archaeological site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
|The lighthouse was open to public tours administered by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, formerly the Florida History Center & Museum.
|Lighthouse was restored by a grant in excess of $858,000 administered by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society (LRHS).
|Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum opened in December & operated by LRHS.
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