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Title Birth of the Buccaneer Trail (SR 105)
Object Name Clipping
Scope & Content Newspaper & Journal Clippings:

1) Three clippings from the June 1947 "Florida Highways", Vol. 15, No. 7, detailing minutes of the State Road Dept.'s Meeting that addressed the proposed construction of a toll road to connect Amelia Island with Heckscher Drive (SR 105).

2) July 24, 1947 newspaper clipping from the Jacksonville Journal about the project to construct a scenic highway between Jacksonville and Fernandina.

3) March 1, 1949 Jacksonville Journal newspaper clipping entitled, " Way is Cleared to Start Work on Highway 105".

4) March 1, 1949 Fla Times Union notice of Fernandina Port Authority's new issuance of toll road revenue bonds for $4.6 million dollar project to extend Highway 105 to Amelia Island.
Catalog Number 1979.013.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1979.013
Caption Journal Clippings
Number of images 4
People Gerbing, G. G.
Stapleton, P.E.
Angas, Robert
Lampp, R. L.
Guernsey (Mr.)
Campbell (Mr.)
Price, E. H. (Co-ordinator, Fernandina Port Authority)
Search Terms Board of Forestry & Parks
Buccaneer Trail
Duval Engineering & Contracting Co.
Fernandina Port Authority
Florida State Road Department
Fort George Island
Heckscher Drive
Highway No. 105 Association
Nassau Sound
Talbot Islands
Duval County
Barnett National Bank
Caldwell, Marshall, Trimble, & Mitchell, NY
Shields & Co., NY
Allen & Company, NY
Leedy, Wheeler & Alleman, Inc., Orlando, FL
Clyde C. Peirce Corp., Jacksonville, FL
D. E. Arries & Co., Tampa, FL
Gordon Graves & Co, Miami & NY
F. M. Blount, Inc., Pensacola, FL
Florida Securities Co., St. Petersburg, FL
Subjects Bonds (Negotiable instruments)
Government officials
Classification Newspapers
Public Works