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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The St. Johns River

An American Heritage River

 

— Walter Jones Historical Park —

 
The St. Johns River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 20, 2021
1. The St. Johns River Marker
Inscription.  
The American Rivers Initiative gives special recognition to outstanding stretches of America’s rivers to further three objectives: natural resource and environmental protection, economic revitalization, and historic and cultural preservation. The St. Johns River was one of fourteen rivers to receive this designation in 1998.
 
Erected by Mandarin Historical Society and the State of Florida Department of Historical Resources.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 30° 10.006′ N, 81° 38.883′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mandarin Road and County Dock Road, on the left when traveling north. 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. The Maple Leaf (within shouting distance of this marker); The Major William Webb/Walter Jones Farmhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mandarin Boardwalk
The St. Johns River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 20, 2021
2. The St. Johns River Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farmstead (about 300 feet away); Sawmill (about 400 feet away); Losco Winery (about 400 feet away); 1876 Barn (about 400 feet away); St. Joseph’s Mission Schoolhouse for African American Children (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. American Heritage Rivers. (Submitted on April 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Walter Jones Historical Park. (Submitted on April 23, 2021.)
 
 
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 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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