Historic Sites

Old Towne Carriage

There is history everywhere you look.  Visit the sites and be transported into the past.  Amelia Island offers something for everyone.  Here are just a few choices.


Amelia Island Museum of HistoryAmelia Island Museum of History

The Amelia Island Museum of History is located at 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. It houses exhibits focusing on the history of Nassau County, Florida and is situated inside the old Nassau county jail. Visit their site or call (904) 261-7378.



Ghost Walking ToursGhost Walking Tours

Discover the ghost, ghouls and legends of our Island paradise.  Follow your guide as you are led through the streets of historic Fernandina on Amelia Island and learn about the rich history that is filled with legends passed down through the years.  Visit their website for more information or call (904)-548-0996.



Old Towne Carriage

Old Towne Carriage Company

Take a leisurely carriage ride on Amelia Island as you learn the history and see the landmarks in our 50-block downtown district which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. For more information visit their website or call (904) 277-1555.



Ft. Clinch State ParkFt. Clinch State Park

Located on the North End of Amelia Island, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Daily tours with period reenactments depicting garrison life bring the fort to life for visitors. Hikers and bicyclists can enjoy a six-mile trail through the park. Self-guided nature trails are available. A full-facility campground and a youth camping area provide overnight accommodations. For more information visit their website or call (904) 277-7274.




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