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Amelia Island Museum of History

Housed inside the former Nassau County Jail a part of the National Register of Historical Places the Amelia Island Museum is situated.  As soon as you walk through the door you will be transported back through all the incredible chapters of our beautiful island.  Some of the things you will learn about here are the history of the 8 Flags of Amelia Island, the history of cotton on our island and our love affair with pirates. If you love history like I do you will fall in Love with this place – no matter how many times you visit you always leave feeling like you appreciate our little island even more! If you’ve never been, you are most definitely missing out on a day of eye opening details about Amelia Island!

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Carrie Ann Kilpatrick

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