Steamboats

 

Capt DeGroveCapt. Garner<< Capt. H. D. DeGrove and Capt. Garner >>

Captains log book on display

 

Navigational Points

A series of visual navigation aids were installed on the west side of the St. John's in Clay County, including: Fire (at Duval County line), Doctor (Orange Park), Lake (where Doctors Lake bridge touches Fleming Island), Ragged (Raggedy Point), False, Middle, Hibernia, Wharf, White House, Fleming, Wilkies (just south of Black Creek), Magnolia (Point), (Magnolia) Hotel, David (Green Cove Springs), Clarendon (Hotel), White, Seppho, Draper, Red (Putnam County line) [FL State Archives: US Coast Survey, Progress Sketch Sec. VI, 1877]

The Steamboats

John Sylvester

John Sylvester

 

Organizing wood at Magnolia to fuel the steamboats

 

Wood cutters at Magnolia Springs

Books at the Archives

Along the St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers, by Edward E. Mueller

Boating on the St Johns River, by Edward A. Mueller

First Coast Steamboat Days, by Edward A. Mueller

St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers Images of America, Riverboats

Special Tribute to the May Garner

 

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May Garner

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At GCS

At Green Cove Springs