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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1R9X_san-marco_Jacksonville-FL.html
With the opening of the St. John's River Bridge in 1921, South Jacksonville became attractive to developers during the Florida land boom. In 1925, Jacksonville real estate developer Telfair Stockton began work on San Marco, an 80-acre Mediterranea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1R5H_villa-alexandria_Jacksonville-FL.html
Villa Alexandria, built in the 1870s as the winter home of Alexander and Martha Mitchell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, once stood near here. Martha Mitchell's brother, Harrison Reed, served as Florida Governor from 1868-73 and lived nearby on the south…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1R3I_oriental-gardens_Jacksonville-FL.html
Located two miles from downtown Jacksonville, south of Craig Creek in San Marco; Oriental Gardens charmed Jacksonville visitors and residents for nearly two decades. In 1925, George W. Clark began planting overflow from his botanical collection on…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1512_historic-kings-road-british-east-florida_Jacksonville-FL.html
The King's Road, built by the British prior to the American Revolution, began at the St. Mary's River, passed through Cowford (Jacksonville), crossed the St. John's River, it is believed, at present day Liberty Street, approximately one mile east …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM144Y_philips-craig-swamp-cemetery_Jacksonville-FL.html
Dating back to the 1840's, the Philips-Craig Swamp Cemetery was a community burial ground for the old Philips settlement originally located along both sides of Old Kings Road (St. Augustine Road). Later erased by twentieth century subdivisions, th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM144X_old-philips-congregational-church_Jacksonville-FL.html
Constructed in c.1887, the Old Philips Congregational Church is one of the few remaining structures dating from the old Philips Community. Later erased by twentieth century sub-divisions, this rural 19th century community was named after Albert Ga…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM144W_millers-creek_Jacksonville-FL.html
David Solomon Hill Miller, Englishman, first settled near here in 1799 and married Anna Hogans Bagley, widow, owner of a Spanish land grant of 300 acres west of this creek. D.S.H. Miller served Spain as Capt. Rural Militia of the St. Johns River, …
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