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The eight flags of Amelia Island, Florida
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Amelia Island is the only place in the USA that has been under the rule of eight different flags: French, Spanish, British, Patriots, Green Cross, Mexican Revolutionary, Confederacy and USA.

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Fort Clinch State Park in Amelia Island, Florida
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Fort Clinch State Park served as a base for both Confederate and Union soldiers during the U.S. Civil War.

A shrimping boat docked on the Amelia River in downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida
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Amelia Island is the birthplace of the USA’s modern shrimping industry, which is celebrated each May during the annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.

Fort Clinch, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Amelia Island, Florida
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Competing during the Pétanque Amelia Island Open
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Touring historic and elegant homes during the Amelia Island Museum of History Holiday Home Tour
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Downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida, during the Dickens on Centre event
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Dickens on Centre

December

Dining on the patio at Lagniappe restaurant in Amelia Island, Florida
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Deremer Studios
Seashells and books in Amelia Island, Florida
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Yo-Yo Ma and Christopher Rex performing in Amelia Island, Florida
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Concours d’Elegance car show in Amelia Island, Florida
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Concours Week

March

Beachfront yoga during the Amelia Island Wellness Festival
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