The history of Amelia Island, here in northeast Florida, included pirates and smuggling. Our natural deep water harbor made it convenient for large ships to come to the Port of Fernandina.
A dozen Nassau County girls competed for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. After a gut-wrenching tie, the beautiful winners were finally announced!
Tuesday evenings scores of community members, including business owners, nurses, and retired military men and women, gather to discuss their next plan of attack.
In October of 1973, the Fernandina Pirates Club, Inc. was organized as a not for profit, under the Laws of the State of Florida, who’s membership “shall be limited to persons not under 19 years of age who have an interest in promoting the annual Shrimp Festival and in promoting …