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Plan of Historic Amelia Island (1769)

Plan of Historic Amelia Island (1769)

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If you are interested in Amelia Island history, you will love this old map of Amelia Island, Florida! It’s a chart of the entrance into St. Mary's River in northeast Florida was made by Captain William Fuller in November, 1769, with soundings taken at low water by Captain Fuller. Britain had taken control of Florida from the Spanish six years prior, maintaining it as two colonies, East Florida and West Florida. They would keep control until the end of the Revolutionary War in 1784, when Florida reverted back to Spain. Historic Amelia Island remained with East Florida, which became one of the two first counties in Florida (St. Johns).

This beautiful historic image is printed on museum-quality, 110-pound matte paper that is acid-free, ensuring that it will last many years without any yellowing or discoloration beyond what has been preserved from the original. It is further protected by shatterproof, transparent plexiglass.

Dimensions: 28”w x 20”h

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Original of this map of historic Amelia Island resides at the Library of Congress and is 24.8” wide by 20.9” high.

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