History

History of our community in Northeast Florida and beyond

Gold Discovered Today

News of the California treasure quickly spread causing the population of San Francisco to grow from about 800 in 1848 to, just one year later, over 50,000.

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The holiday will be officially celebrated on Monday, January 18th, but today is the actual birthday of this man whose life will always be celebrated by Americans.

The Keystone Hotel

Fernandina Beach experienced a “Golden Age” from about 1870 to 1910. Amelia Island was The Queen of Summer Resorts.