All Posts By: Karen Miller

February is Black History Month

President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history. The Black History Month 2021 theme, “Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity” explores the African diaspora, and the spread of Black families […]

Amelia Island Shrimping Museum

The Amelia Island Shrimping Museum, located at the downtown Fernandina Beach harbor, offers visitors Amelia Island’s rich history about net making, ship building, and so much more! Learn about the families that brought modern shrimping to Florida and their descendants who keep alive the traditions. The Fernandina Beach Marine Welcome Center & Shrimping Museum is […]