Fernandina

A WINTER’S TALE – Edgar Winter at Fernandina Shrimp Fest

  Edgar Winter has always had that special something that separated him from the rest of the pack. It had nothing to do with the trademark shock of white hair shared by both Edgar and his brother, the late, great Johnny Winter. It was his remarkable talent and insatiable curiosity that propelled a kid from Texas into rock superstardom. Winter performs Saturday at the in . He takes the stage at 4:30 pm in the historic downtown area. He promises to deliver samples from his full catalog from his early material to songs from his bands White Trash and the …

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American Beach Museum Now Open

American Beach

Abraham Lincoln Lewis, or , Florida’s first black millionaire and a founder of the , founded in 1935, specifically for “recreation and relaxation without humiliation.” American Beach is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The A.L. Lewis Historical Society welcomes you to “The Sands of Time: An American Beach Story,” their new exhibit in a museum with a tin roof and a long porch lined with rocking chairs. In 1935, Jim Crow laws undermined blacks with “separate, but equal” dogma. This short-changed people access to places for family recreation, such as Jacksonville Beach and other sites to enjoy …

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