A little world of its own, Old Town Fernandina attracts those with a penchant for historic preservation and a love of riverfront living. It’s the proximity to the water and the heritage that seems to attract newcomers. Folks living here can literally get from bed to boat in a matter of minutes by foot.
193 years ago, Gregor MacGregor captured Amelia Island from Spain. Soon after, pirate Luis Aury took control. Then the US purged the island.