Florida’s first orange groves were planted in St. Augustine
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“Women Air Service Pilots in World War Two” with Julia Nowlin
On November 14th, the Lesesene House will be open to the public for the very first time to raise funds for the Amelia Island Museum of History
Special guest Greg Parsons, Curator at the Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park, will discuss the fascinating history of Camp Blanding.
Joshua Goodman will discuss the value of Fernandina’s Death and Burial Records for studying genealogy and the history of public health in Florida.
The Amelia Island Museum of History presents: “Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope” on June 19th at 6:00 pm.
The next Brown Bag Lunch will include a presentation, “How Nassau County Came to Be.”
Dr. Howard will deliver a presentation about African slaves who often risked their life to escape slavery, but options for sanctuary were extremely limited.
In 1864, a 16 year old girl, known as “Molly,” began a diary. It was the last year of the War Between the States.
Join the Amelia Island Museum of History for their next Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, October 1st, at noon.
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:00 PM, special guest Lee Bledsoe will discuss the bloody business of Civil War Surgery.
On August 6, 2014, Wednesday, the Amelia Island Museum of History is hosting their Brown Bag Lunch series.
This 3rd Friday of the month, on 3rd Street, has invited special guest Nick Deonas to deliver a presentation on boatbuilding.
There will be free admission all day long, and if you purchase a one year membership, you will receive an additional six months for FREE!
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.