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Fort Clinch Highlights Summer Travel

Explore Amelia Island’s Historic Sites & Museums

Learn about Spanish explorers and pirates. Discover the history of Fernandina’s thriving Victorian-era and its shrimping legacy. And don’t miss seeing Fort Clinch.

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Nature Spring

Old Town Fernandina “Living Shoreline” Project

An interesting environmental project is underway, the Old Town Fernandina Living Shoreline Project (A.K.A. the “Crab Trap” Project). According to the St. Marys’ Riverkeeper, the objective is “to establish a wave break that will halt or slow erosion of the marsh while simultaneously providing oyster habitat, and to reestablish lost marsh vegetation along the shoreline […]

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Featured Highlights Travel

Along The River, Old Town Fernandina

Old Town Fernandina, far less traveled than downtown’s Centre Street area, is the original site of Fernandina. Fernandina Plaza is a great spot to watch a sunset over the river.

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Real Estate

Historic Old Town Fernandina

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.

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Old Town Fernandina Celebrates Bicentennial

Trolley and boat rides, archaeological dig, historic home tour, re-enactors, pirates, treasure hunt, music, food, 5K run, Bosque Bello cemetery tour and more. Don’t miss Old Town Fernandina’s Bicentennial celebration.

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Perspective

MOMENTS IN HISTORY: Gregor MacGregor Captures Amelia Island, Florida

193 years ago, Gregor MacGregor captured Amelia Island from Spain. Soon after, pirate Luis Aury took control. Then the US purged the island.