I don’t want to spoil all the fun, thrill & excitement of finding out the town’s details on your own so I’ll briefly cliff note the highlights.
1) Originally inhabited by Calusa & Tequesta Native American Indians
2) Discovered & Mapped by Spanish Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513
There, that’s enough! There’s two sides of the sign chock-full of illustrious history awaiting your arrival. I’ll see you there… hmm, on second thought “I’ve already read it!”
You can find the ‘History Of Tavernier Marker’ about 50′ off US-1 at Mile Marker 92.0 oceanside in front of Old Settlers Park parking lot.