Fernandina celebrates history – from the 1970s to the present
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Plans are underway with the Amelia Island Museum of History to have a series of events celebrating Peck High next February during African-American History Month.
A reconnaissance-level survey will help identify elements that create a neighborhood’s particular character.
Without pomp and circumstance, the treasured landmark Log Cabin was demolished this morning in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Few have heard of the fire that destroyed most of the historic town of Fernandina Beach in 1876. Even less know how it happened.
Not everything that has been discarded under the name of progress, deserved it. The Barber Shop on Centre Street had a very social and informative function beyond cutting hair or shaving.
One thing all of these stores offered was personalized service and they would deliver right to your door. Of course back then that was a common practice, milk and diary goods were delivered and the milk came in glass jugs.
I can remember when Atlantic Avenue was made of concrete. I remember the expansions joints and how the car would make a bump sound on each of them.
I can remember going along on repair jobs and after crawling around in the depths of one of the larger boats Mom just throwing those clothes away.
Fernandina had the distinction of having a marine welcome station operated by the State and it was a draw for boaters entering or leaving Florida.
The Ilan Theater in Old Fernandina Beach was the main attraction on Amelia Island.