View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.

View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/131672
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Image Number

  • K893895

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • Named for General Duncan Lamont Clinch, a prominent figure of the Second Seminole War, construction of Fort Clinch began in 1847. It is one of a series of masonry forts constructed between 1816 and 1867 known as the Third System Fortifications. The fort was built at the mouth of the St. Mary's River to protect the natural deep-water port of Fernandina, the eastern link of Florida's only cross-state railroad. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and rebuilding many of the structures of the abandoned fort which has been a part of the park system since 1935.

Additional Corporate Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 transparency - col. - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1047B10.

Learn more about the Department of Commerce collection »

View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.
View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Order Prints

Please select the size and options

View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.
K893895

* Shipping fee: The fee is a flat rate of $2 per order. The expected turnaround is 7 to 10 business days, not inclusive of shipping time. See FAQ for more information. 

Order Scan

Please select the size and options

View showing a building at the Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida.
K893895

*Scans will be available for download in 3 to 5 days, and will have a flat $2 per order handling charge. An email will be sent with a link to the download. See FAQ for more information.

For help or more information about ordering see the FAQ or Customer Service