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.)
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 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville Beach FL 32250, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Porter Wood Burning Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Doolittle's 1922 Record Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); American Red Cross Volunteer Life Saving Corps and Station (approx. ¼ mile away); SS Gulfamerica (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II Operation Pastorius / St. Johns County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Jean Ribaut (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Huguenot Memorial Site (approx. 8.6 miles away); Fort San Diego (approx. 8.7 miles away). 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 27 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.