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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Chicken was not a fast food when we grew up. Come to think of it, we ate a lot less chicken in those days than we do today.
Being Nostalgic for the past often proves that bad memories are easily forgotten, painting a rosier picture of the realities.
The Courage to Remember: Simon Wiesenthal Center’s World-Renowned Holocaust Exhibit opens April 9 at FSCJ South Campus Wilson Center.
On July 30, 1887, 125 years ago, the Fernandina (Beach) Police Department was established by ordinance by the City Council.
June 23rd is the 40th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting gender discrimination in education.
Dr. Wentz will be discussing her new book Life and Death at Windover: Excavations of a 7,000 Year Old Pond Cemetery.
Fernandina Beach will be celebrating our French Heritage with a few exciting events
The life of 103 historic celebrities coming together in one painting to portray the vanity of celebrity. A historical landmark.
View the award-winning restoration of the stained glass windows at Trinity United Methodist Church in Fernandina Beach.
Part of the Civil War Series, the Museum presents a lecture by Adam Goodheart, at the Atlantic Avenue Rec Center, Sept 10th.
Amelia Island Museum of History is a great place to celebrate your next birthday!
Old Town Fernandina Celebrates Bicentennial on April 2, 2011.
In 1861, the 155 mile Florida Railroad connecting Fernandina Beach to Cedar Key was completed. Next month marks the 150th anniversary.
I have often crossed over both Amelia Island bridges and wondered about their history and the men that they are named for.