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A1A Ocean Islands Trail, Florida Scenic Highway, Amelia Island Plantation, Photo courtesy of Amelia Island Conventions and Visitors Bureau

Jax Beach to Fernandina: The A1A Ocean Islands Trail

Along the A1A Ocean Islands Trail Jacksonville’s Beaches | Mayport | Broward House | Kingsley Plantation | Big Talbot | Downtown Fernandina Marlin & Barrel Distillery in Fernandina | The Pétanque Courts of Fernandina | American Beach: Under the Blue Bottle Tree with Marsha Dean Phelts | Amelia Island Culinary Academy | Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tour | The First Coast’s Only AAA Five Diamond Restaurant: Salt at Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island   Every place has a story, stitched together with humble beginnings and historic figures to create a living narrative. In very few places can you travel along a timeline of a region’s history as it unfolds before you. The …

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Neighborhood: Ft. George – Napoleon Bonaparte Broward House

The is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Located at 9953 Hecksher Drive on the North side of the St. Johns River, near the entrance to , the House is the former summer residence of Florida governor Napoleon B. Broward (1857-1910). Now part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, the house is home to the  (TTPF). They have a great map you can download at http://timucuantrailparksfoundation.org/Parks/explore-the-parks.html. Keep it in your car during the spring and summer, so you can visit the many parks under its nonprofit helm. Parks include Alimacani, Betz Tiger Point Preserve, Big Talbot …

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