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Title 1965 Summer Festivities in Fernandina Beach on Beautiful Amelia Island
The Isle of Eight Flags
Object Name Brochure
Scope & Content This brochure promoting Fernandina Beach as a tourist destination showcases several special events throughout the summer of 1965 as well as traditional summer recreational activities on Amelia Island, including the "Eight Flags" history.
Special events listed:
Shrimp boat race May 30
Golf tournament June 10-13 with $5,000 in prizes
"Romance of Eight Flags" historical pageant June 17-19
Fiesta of Eight Flags August 8-15
Outboard motor boat races June 27 and August 15.
Sponsors were the City Commission and the Chamber of Commerce. Many local businesses advertised as sponsors in the brochure.
Catalog Number 2006.018.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2006.018
Caption Brochure cover 1965 summer festivities Fernandina Beach
Number of images 8
People Bartels, Jay (Mrs.)
Johnson, E. J. Jr. (Mayor)
Search Terms 1965 Summer Festivals
Chamber of Commerce
Fernandina Beach Boating Club
Fiesta of 8 Flags Shrimp Boat Races
Fiesta of Eight Flags
Shrimp boat race
Shrimp Boats
Shrimp Festival Queen
Subjects Actors
Amelia Island, Florida
Fishing boats
Motorboat races
Shrimp boat races
Classification Parades & Pageants
Tourists & Tourism