Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
A Casualty of the Revolutionary War
Erected 2017 by Amelia Island Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 30° 40.128′ N, 81° 26.431′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue (State Road A1A) and North Wolff Street, on the right when traveling west on Atlantic Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is in Egans Creek Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Amelia Island Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nassau County American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Zion Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); The Good Shepherd Church 1887-1966 (approx. 1.1 miles away); McClure's Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Peck High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fairbanks Home (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
Regarding Egmont Plantation. The 18th century Egmont Plantation covered the northern portion of Amelia Island. Its principal crop was indigo, grown to produce a signature shade of blue dye for the textile industry.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.