Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Walter Jones Historical Park —
Mandarin depended heavily on the timber business and many sawmills dotted the shorelines in the late 1800s. This old sawmill was found along the banks of Oldfield and Julington Creeks and is believed to be part of the Wheeler Sawmill from the 1950s.
Erected by Mandarin Historical Society and the State of Florida Department of Historical Resources.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 30° 9.986′ N, 81° 38.816′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is at the intersection of Mandarin Road and County Dock Road, on the left when traveling north on Mandarin Road. The marker is located within Walter Jones Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville FL 32223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Farmstead (a few steps from this marker); 1876 Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Major William Webb/Walter Jones Farmhouse (within shouting distance of Losco Winery (within shouting distance of this marker); The St. Johns River (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mandarin Boardwalk (about 400 feet away); St. Joseph’s Mission Schoolhouse for African American Children (about 500 feet away); The Maple Leaf (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . . Walter Jones Historical Park. (Submitted on April 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.