During the American Revolution the British offered freedom to enslaved blacks who fled to British camps, but there was often a catch.
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The Amelia Island Museum of History’s Brown Bag Lunch will be this Wednesday, November 4th, at noon, with Tom Raymond at the Museum.
Museum of History gives back by offering free admission, along with an awesome array of family activities, including face painting, music, games, hands on learning activities and more.
Special guest Charlie Morris will present: “Pine Tree chemicals: their amazing role in Florida’s history and economy.”
Dr. Ashley is Coordinator of Archaeological Research and an adjunct in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of North Florida.
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.
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.
“Aquaculture: Myths and Reality” takes place Wednesday, December 4th at noon.
Saturday, July 20, will be a event filled day at the Amelia Community Theatre AND the Amelia Island Museum of History.
For five years, we have said one of the first things you should do before scheduling an event is check for conflicting events.
Richard MacMaster will present one of the most enigmatic characters in the history of Amelia Island, Gregor MacGregor
Golf fundraiser will help keep our historical heritage through educational programs offered at the Amelia Island Museum.
Explore the captain’s quarters, and look through the ship’s portholes to see Fernandina’s harbor at the turn of the century.
Women of the Port recognizes the contributions made by women in the maritime industry and it is opening at the Amelia Island Museum.