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Title The Buccaneer Trail Photo Album
Object Name Album
Scope & Content This is a photo album made by A. Wade Blake, Official State Road Photographer. The occasion of the album seems to be the opening of The Buccaneer Trail in 1952 The photos from the album were used in a flyer: The Buccaneer Trail, Toll Road and Ferry between Fernandina Beach and St. Augustine, Florida A1A; Avoid City Congestion, Travel Florida's New Seashore Route- Along the East Coast. The flyer can be viewed at

Handwritten notes read: Deane's Studio, P. O. Box 1057, Jax Beach, Fla.

The Gift Form for this album states: The above were left behind by the state. Mr. Hildreth says these were used for promotional purposes in the early days of the trail. 1949-1950.

Joanna Cason of the Ocean, Highway and Port Authority of Nassau County shared: In searching the old minutes I have determined the following: Bond financing for this project was approved by the Board in June of 1947. Right of way acquisition and construction began in 1947 and the road became operative on 10-8-1952. At that time the road was turned over to the Florida Department of Transportation. The bond payments were from tolls collected until full repayment of the bonds was completed.

Catalog Number 1979.013.004
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1979.013
Caption Buccaneer Trail Beauty Mary Jo Ivie
Number of images 187
People Blake, A. Wade
Corbett, Jean Marie
Corbett, Jean Marie
Gerbing, Gus
Herring, Ginger
Kennington, Phyllis
Kingsley, Z.
LeJean Robinson,
Lotspieh, Mary Julia
McQueen, John
Moore, Alice
Morgan, Diana
Mullis, Nellie
Oglethorpe (General)
Oxley, Joan
Price, Dixie Jo
Rodgers, III, Charles
Salis, Arthur
Seitner, Jr., Bob
Stone, Betty
Search Terms Buccaneer Trail
Gerbing Pier
Nassau Sound Bridge
Fort Clinch
Napoleon Bonapart Broward House
Slave Quarters
Tabby House
Old Mission Building
Kingsley Plantation House
Jean Lafitte Ferry
Subjects Ferries
Photograph albums
Piers & wharves
Slave quarters
Classification Photography