Submitted by Chris Whelan
June 16, 2018 11:55 p.m.

“Our Beloved Historic Courthouse” Photo courtesy of Chris Whelan

Editor’s Note: Chris Whelan joined the United States Navy straight out of college in 1975 and served for 22 years as a Navy Aerographer’s Mate – the Navy’s meteorologists and oceanographers. Chris earned the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Broadcast Seal of Approval in 1994 and was an on-air meteorologist for the local television station WTLV starting in 1986 until he retired in 2004. Chris came to our island in 1991 and spends his time photographing the sights of our wonderful island, collecting and restoring vintage cameras, and being involved with local environmental issues, and enjoying his family. We thank Chris for his contributions to the Fernandina Observer.

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Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin (@guest_51622)
4 years ago

Thanks Chris, good to know you are still around. Terry

Chris and Carol
Chris and Carol (@guest_51629)
4 years ago
Reply to  Terry Griffin

Thanks, Terry! Good to still be here.

Penny Landregan
Penny Landregan (@guest_51624)
4 years ago

awesome picture Chris.

Chris and Carol
Chris and Carol (@guest_51630)
4 years ago

Thanks, Penny! What an awesome courthouse – we’re lucky to have such a beautiful building.

Robert m foster
Robert m foster (@guest_51643)
4 years ago

Chris, I would like to purchase a copy of your beautiful photograph to display in the Historic Courthouse. is that possible? Thanks, Judge Foster

Chris and Carol
Chris and Carol (@guest_51644)
4 years ago

Thanks, Judge Foster! Let me take a look at what sizes I can print to. I’m hoping I can get a nice 13×19 inch print run off today. I’ll give your office a call when I know with certainty.
Thanks again, Chris

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