Survivors' and Salvagers' Camp – 1715 Fleet

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Spanish Fleet Survivors and Salvors Camp Site
Survivors' and Salvagers' Camp - 1715 Fleet Historical Marker.jpg
Historical marker
Nearest city Sebastian, Florida, US
NRHP Reference # 70000186[1]
Added to NRHP August 12, 1970

The Survivors' and Salvagers’ Camp - 1715 Fleet is a historic site on Orchid Island, Florida. Survivors of the destroyed 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet established a camp at this location while awaiting rescue.[2] Salvors also used the site as they recovered sunken treasure from the 1715 fleet.[2] Currently, the McLarty Treasure Museum occupies part of the area.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Treasure Coast Chapter NSDAR and Florida Department of State. Site of Survivors' and Salvagers' Camp - The 1715 Fleet Historical marker located near 13180 North A1A, Orchid Island, Florida.

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