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Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Clinch

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
1. Fort Clinch Marker
Inscription.  
Fort Clinch
Reconstruction
And construction of roads
Buildings and grounds
Was performed by
Civilian Conservation Corps
Company 1420
1937-1942

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkForts or CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps series list.
 
Location. 30° 42.211′ N, 81° 27.214′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on Fort Clinch Road 3.1 miles north of Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling west. This historical marker is located in the Fort Clinch State Park and you will need to pay an admission fee in order to be able to view it. The marker is situated at the end of the Fort Clinch Road, along the northern edge of the Fort Clinch parking lot, directly in front of one of the buildings that makes up the Fort Clinch State Park Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
2. Fort Clinch Marker
View of the historical marker situated in front of one of the buildings that make up the Fort Clinch Visitor Center.
as the crow flies. Fort Clinch Military Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort San Carlos (approx. one mile away); Old Town (approx. one mile away); The Plaza (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Clinch Military Road (approx. one mile away); Shipwreck, Slavery and Survival (approx. one mile away); 6-Pound Cannon (approx. one mile away); Plaza San Carlos (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Clinch State Park. This is a link to information provided by the Florida State Parks system. (Submitted on July 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Fort Clinch State Park. This link comes from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Gallery: Fort Clinch. This is a link to information provided by Exploring Florida: A Social Studies Resource for Students and Teachers. (Submitted on July 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
3. Fort Clinch Marker
View of the pathway that leads from the visitor center to the reconstructed Fort Clinch.
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
4. Fort Clinch Marker
View of the front gateway into Fort Clinch. It would appear that one can visually distinguish between the bricks that are part of the Civil War era construction and the bricks that are part of the CCC era construction.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
5. Fort Clinch Marker
Interior view of the reconstructed Fort Clinch.
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
6. Fort Clinch Marker
Another interior view of the reconstructed Fort Clinch.
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
7. Fort Clinch Marker
Interior view of Fort Clinch taken from the top of the ramp that leads to the gun emplacements that are situated atop the exterior walls of Fort Clinch.
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
8. Fort Clinch Marker
View of the gun emplacements on top of the northeast exterior walls of Fort Clinch.
Fort Clinch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
9. Fort Clinch Marker
View of the interior of Fort Clinch as seen from the easternmost bastion of the fort.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,177 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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