Jacksonville Beach in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Settlers At Ruby, Florida
Erected 1984 by Beaches Area Historical Society, Inc. Centennial Year in Cooperation with Department of State. (Marker Number F-305.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1892.
Location. 30° 17.306′ N, 81° 23.592′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) near N 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville Beach FL 32250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beaches Museum Chapel (here, next to this marker); Mayport Depot (here, next to this marker); Pablo Beach Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Steam Locomotive No.7 (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter Wood Burning Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Doolittle's 1922 Record Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Pablo Beach FEC Foreman's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oesterreicher-McCormick Homestead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville Beach.
Also see . . . Jacksonville Beach, Florida, from Wikipedia. Like most of northeast Florida, the Jacksonville Beach area was originally inhabited by the Timucua peoples. Though the Jacksonville Beaches region was one of the first parts of what is now the continental United States to see settlement during the period of European colonization ... (Submitted on July 17, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.