The Nassau County Library Fernandina Beach Branch announces two Black History Month events
In 1864, a 16 year old girl, known as “Molly,” began a diary. It was the last year of the War Between the States.
At the height of the eighteenth century, Muslim pirates were the terror of the Mediterranean and a large area of the North Atlantic.
This presentation will explore the relationship between Florida’s burial grounds and the shells that are commonly found near headstones.
How do you see the future of Bosque Bello?
This presentation brings together stories, pictures, and the people from the halcyon days of catching shrimp and building boats in the Sunshine State.
and… at Kings Ferry, Nassau County, Florida, as a result of mistaken identity, Merrick Jackson murdered John Thomas. Want to learn more of this intriguing story by Clyde Davis? Then plan to come to the museum on Monday.
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:00 PM, special guest Lee Bledsoe will discuss the bloody business of Civil War Surgery.
Built in 1912, this 18,000 Sq ft structure originally served as Fernandina’s Post Office, Customs House, and Court House.
Gullah Geechee people are direct descendants of Africans who were brought to the Americas and enslaved for generations.
Florida wasn’t a very active stage for Civil War battles, but troops were sent to support Robert E Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.
Saturday, July 20, will be a event filled day at the Amelia Community Theatre AND the Amelia Island Museum of History.
In 1768, 1,403 Minorcan, Greek, Italian, and Corsican men, women and children travel to American shores in a single Atlantic crossing.
May’s Brown Bag Lunch program for the Amelia Island Museum of History will be held Wednesday, May 1st, at noon.
Progress continues to Fernandina’s historic district design guidelines. The final drafts of the updates are now available for review.