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Here are some of the pictures from our visits to Amelia Island, Florida, about 80 km north of our home.

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Front and Centre, well...Their Street Intersection

Well, we all knew that Florida was at the center of the universe. Here, at Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island we find the literal corner of Front and Centre.
sign "Front and Center"       "Front & Center"

We found this Historic Marker near the intersection of Front and Centre Streets. It commemorates a 1777 action against the British.

Revolutionary War Historic Marker

Sign to Fort Clinch State Park Pier

Fort Clinch State Park, Amelia Island, Florida.

This is an aerial photo of the fishing pier at Fort Clinch State Park. At the right, top of the photo is Cumberland Island. The water is part of the St. Mary's River. The next three photos were taken on this pier.

Aerial Photo of the Fort Clinch State Park Fishing Pier

Jerrold and Naimah on the Fishing Pier, Fort Clinch State Park, Amelia Island, FL

Jerrold Patz and Naimah on the Pier in Fort Clinch State Park.
 "Jerrold Patz"  photo

College friends, David and Janet Hunter, on the Pier. It was their visit that
prompted the tourist visit.
"David Hunter"   "Janet Hunter"  photo

College Friends David and Janet

Sea Birds Resting on the Beach Sea Birds Resting on Shore.

The old-growth canopy of foliage on the approach road to Fort Clinch.

Dense Canopy of Foliage

Overview of Fort Clinch   Detailed Model of Fort Clinch

Aerial photo and overview model of Fort Clinch. Construction of this structure started in 1847, but it became obsolete and was never totally completed.
It is now part of a State Park.

Detail photo of the wall embankment and its cannons.

Fort Clinch Enbankment Wall with Cannons

35 Star US Flag from 1864, "The Grand Medallion" A flag from the fort period: the 1864 US Flag with 35 stars, called "The Grand Medallion".
US Flag    35 star flag   

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