Cow Ford at Saint Johns River : Jacksonville, Florida

Cow Ford at Saint Johns River : Jacksonville, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/39022
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Cow Ford at Saint Johns River : Jacksonville, Florida

Image Number

  • RC17755

Year

  • 18--

Series Title

General Note

  • Photograph of a drawing.

    Biography Note

  • Jacksonville developed around a ford in the Saint Johns River. Early colonists drove their cattle across this area which became known as Cow Ford. In 1822 Isaiah D. Hart mapped out a town for this location and named it "Jacksonville" after Andrew Jackson, the provisional governor of the Territory of Florida.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 07908.

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