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City Jacksonville- 6X9 Watercolor- Generations ago paddlewheel boats would make the journey from the mouth of the St. John's River at Jacksonville to Silver Springs, the source of the Silver River, popularizing the Ocklawaha River. The area became famous for fishing, drawing tourists from all over the world. Idea from a history newspaper. Quality Prints Available. 200. Original

Fishermen at dusk on Mandarin's County Dock at Walter Jones Historical Park on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Scenic Route: Jacksonville to Daytona

Jacksonville to Daytona | Hug the coastline and sample old Florida charm along this scenic, salty road. | SouthernLiving.com

Kingsley Plantation at the Timucuan Preserve

Kingsley Plantation at the Timucuan Preserve in Jacksonville, FL. Free blacks and several private owners lived at the plantation until it was transferred to the State of Florida in 1955. The longest span of ownership was under Kingsley and his family controlled by and resistant to the issues of race and slavery. Archeological evidence found in and around the slave cabins has given researchers insight into African traditions among slaves who had recently arrived in North America.

MED Flavours in Santorini,- a second attempt with Arches 140 Hot Press paper. Loose abstract colors and shapes,pen drawing and then added painting and values. Attended a workshop with Sue Primeau. Reference photo by Sue Primeau taken in 2008. See her art at teamingpondinc.com. 200. Original Quality Prints available.

Kingsley Plantation- Fort George Island, FL– Tucked away in the Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve is Florida’s oldest, still-standing plantation house. A living history exhibit includes the barn, plantation gardens, plantation house, kitchen and 20 remarkably preserved tabby slave cabins. Admission is free.