Take a step back in time and learn all about Amelia Island’s colorful history! While widely known for its beautiful beaches, experts can point to various reasons why the many Amelia Island historic sites are perhaps even more noteworthy! Our island’s fascinating history is filled with tales of international explorers, daring pirates, Victorian progress, massive fires, political coups, and more. Some of Florida’s oldest architectural gems and forts reside here!
Amelia Island Lighthouse
Location: 215 O'Hagan Lane (accessible from North Wolff Street)
Location: American Beach, Lewis Street
Fernandina Beach Historic District
Location: Centre St, Fernandina Beach
Location: 2601 Atlantic Avenue
Location: Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park, Estrada Street