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House of Refuge Museum

The House of Refuge at Gilbert's Bar is the last remaining shipwreck lifesaving station in the United States. It was constructed in 1876 on the St. Lucie rocks of the Anastasia Formation, one of the most prominent geologic outcroppings along the entire Eastern seaboard. It is the oldest structure on the Treasure Coast, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum today has been restored to showcase historical lifesaving equipment and the Keeper's living quarters as they were in 1904.
Address: 301 SE MacArthur Blvd. Stuart, FL 34996
Phone: 772-225-1875
Website: www.elliottmuseumfl.org

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