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Amelia Island Museum of History Community Appreciation Day

August 8, 2015 is Amelia Island Museum of History’s Community Appreciation Day! Join us Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm for this an annual event in which the Amelia Island Museum of History gives back to Nassau County by offering free admission, along with an awesome array of family friendly activities, including face painting, games, hands on learning activities, and even a bounce house! Not to mention live music, raffles, and giveaways generously donated by local businesses. Join the…

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West Nassau Historical Society Monthly Meetings

6:30 PM – potluck; general meeting follows Monthly meetings include a talk on a historic subject pertinent to west Nassau County history. 7/23/15 – John Hendricks – making the grade: Rediscovering two forgotten railroads in Nassau county 8/27/15 – TBD 9/24/15 – Steve Fentriss-  1860s  era places and buildings: Pictures then and now 10/22/15 – Clyde Davis- Intriguing Nassau County mystery.   The meeting is held in the annex building behind the old depot, 45383 Dixie Ave, Callahan, FL 32011 …

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2015 Railroad Day Festival

PLANS ON TRACK FOR 2015 RAILROAD DAY FESTIVAL AND 10TH ANNUAL SHRINER-LED PARADE SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 18, AT THE HISTORIC CALLAHAN TRAIN DEPOT The West Nassau Historical Society has begun planning their upcoming signature fund raising event, the 2015 Railroad Day Festival. Their tenth annual celebration is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, in and around the historic 1881 Callahan Train Depot and nearby 1856 Florida Railroad bed. The wooden late Victorian-style station at 45383 Dixie Avenue was once a…

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Amelia Island Museum of History 8th Annual Holiday Home Tour

December 5 – 6, 2014 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mark your calendars now for the Amelia Island Museum of History’s most anticipated event of the year. The 8th Annual Holiday Home Tour will take place on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets online, go to http://ameliahometours.com/  Holiday Home Tour tickets go on sale the first week of October at the Amelia Island Museum of History, 233…

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