Mosquito Inlet

Mosquito Inlet (HM24J7)

Location: Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 Volusia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 4.876', W 80° 55.668'

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Bird Reservation, 1909-1918

In 1909 U.S. President William H. Taft proclaimed
that the area around Mosquito (now Ponce) Inlet
was a reservation for the protection of native birds.
The reservation encompassed a wide area from
the Halifax River east to the Ocean, including
Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach. It was
unlawful to hurt, trap, or kill birds on this
reservation, or take their eggs. Similar
reservations were st up around the country to
protect native birds from depletion as their
feathers were so highly sought by the
ladies' hat and accessory
making industries.
HM NumberHM24J7
Placed ByPonce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 507026 N 3216991
Decimal Degrees29.08126667, -80.92780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 4.876', W 80° 55.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 4' 52.56" N, 80° 55' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)386
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet FL 32127, US
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