Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

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Located in or serves the following communities
Fernandina Beach
Yulee
Callahan Area
Jacksonville
Jacksonville Beaches
Ponte Vedra Beach
Orange Park
St. Agustine
Kingsland GA

9209 Frederick Street , Jacksonville, Florida 32226, United States

This site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to the inland areas of Florida’s east coast.

Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to the inland areas of Florida’s east coast.

There was never an actual fort on Yellow Bluff, but an encampment that was fortified and equipped with large guns for protection. when constructed started in 1862, the site was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops during the Civil War and-at its peak-housed over 250 soldiers. The site has a T-shaped earthworks and covers about 1.3 acres.

Located on Yellow Bluff peninsula on the north side of the St. Johns River (on New Berlin Road).

8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days
No fee required.

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