Amelia Island Walkabout

Tucked away in the extreme Northeast corner of Florida lies Amelia Island. Bordered to the north by Cumberland Island, Georgia and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. To the west is the Amelia River and just south is Big Talbot Island. Here is a small sample of what can be discovered on this 13 mile long barrier island.

Fort Clinch State Park
Fort Clinch State Park
Gopher tortoise at Fort Clinch
Atlantic Ocean near the St Marys River entrance
Osprey keeping a watchful eye out for dinner
A north to south green belt that runs (almost) the entire length of the island
Local pond gator along the Greenway
Tree ferns growing on a oak (Greenway)
Turtle timeout on a log (Greenway)
Amelia’s vast salt marsh here viewed on the south end of the island
Nassau County Courthouse, Fernandina Beach
Nassau Sound bridge looking north towards Amelia Island

Thanks for stopping by and taking a short photographic stroll across Amelia.

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Crusin’ A1A on Amelia Island, Florida

Heading south on A1A (South Fletcher Avenue locally) with the Atlantic Ocean to the east (left side in this video).

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Centre Street, Fernandina Beach

World famous Palace Saloon.

https://www.fernandinamainstreet.com/

Post Office ca. 1911

It’s known by many names, Centre Street, Center, Main Street and downtown. Located on beautiful Amelia Island which is the first barrier island along NE Florida’s Atlantic coast – just across the border from Georgia. Take the time to check out the link in this post as you’ll find a host of neat things to read about. Heck we’ve got scoundrels and pirates!

David Yulee
Pirate “Jack”

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Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Villa Las Palmas

Villa Las Palmas

Another gem located within the Historic District, Fernandina Beach, Florida which is located on beautiful Amelia Island. You can discover more at this Library of Congress page https://www.loc.gov/item/fl0128/

Built around 1909.

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Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Painted Lady Fernandina Beach Historic District

Fairbanks House

For more about beautiful Amelia Island and its Historic District check out https://www.fbfl.us/466/Historic-Districts

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Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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every brick matters

Brick wall, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Florida

Fujica GW690 Professional 6×9, Fijifilm Neopan 100 Acros

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wordless wednesday

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Historic District – up close in Fernandina Beach

One of my favorite photo walks is when I focus on the smallest details of our historic city. Fernandina Beach is located on Amelia Island which is located in the extreme northeast corner of Florida’s Atlantic coast. Exit 373 off of I-95.

Door handles are fascinating subjects and the Historic District has plenty to photograph.
At least a centuries worth of paint going on here.
Just outside the main post office in Fernandina Beach (32034) are these wonderful lamp post bases. Circa 1911
Patent October 4, 1927
Railing along the steps leading to the post office.
Original post office box from circa 1911.

Thanks for stopping by and if you ever find yourself on I-95 heading south into Florida take Exit 373 – Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach – head 14 miles due east and you’ll be treated to this wonderful gem of a town “trapped” in the late 19th century.

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Happy SUNday!

With one of my favorite cameras – Asahi Pentax 6×7.

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Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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(almost) wordless wednesday

Mauled not hauled.

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