American Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2008 by Nassau County and The Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-626.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 30° 34.563′ N, 81° 26.808′ W. Marker is in American Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on Ervin Street, on the right when traveling north. Located 300 feet north of Julia Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5406 Ervin Street, Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ervin’s Rest (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Home on American Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic American Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Dune System Called "NaNa" (approx. ¼ mile away); American Beach at the Crossroads (approx. ¼ mile away); Evans’ Rendezvous (approx. ¼ mile away); Franklintown Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in American Beach.
Regarding Martha's Hideaway. National Register of Historic Places:
Martha’s Hideaway Hippard House (added 2001 - - #01001087)
5406 Ervin St. , American Beach
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Johnson, Frank Wayne Sr.
♦ Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
♦ Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Domestic
♦ Current Function: Domestic
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.