Founded in 1811, Fernandina Beach has been home over the years to pirates, Gilded Age millionaires, bootleggers, shrimpers and countless other colorful characters. It’s a uniquely charming Victorian seaport village – technically part of greater Jacksonville but still holding tight to its own identity. Historic Downtown is known for the eclectic and independent shops you’ll…

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More national flags have flown over Fernandina Beach than any other municipality in the United States.  From pirates to millionaires, shrimpers to bootleggers, countless colorful characters left their mark on the town’s long and storied history. Located on Amelia Island, it’s Florida’s northernmost East Coast city.  First inhabited by the Timucuan Indians and later by…

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