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  • July 19, 2012 is the Internet home of a Florida island, Amelia. It is also known as the “Isle of Eight Flags” and is home to quite an interesting and tumultuous past. Their past includes pirates, shrimpers, nobles and confederates. The island used to be an important seaport which is shown through its Victorian-era architecture and charming, historic district. Many of the homes and buildings found here are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. is located about 45 minutes from Jacksonville, and 3 hours drive time from Orlando, Florida and is considered Florida’s favorite island.

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