How Fernandina Beach Came to Be Restored

The Amelia Island Museum of History will present a lecture by Buddy Jacobs on the history of the Amelia Island-Fernandina Restoration Foundation at 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at the museum. There will be an introductory musical presentation at 5:30.

The foundation was created in response to the demolition of the historic Keystone Hotel. A group of concerned citizens created the foundation. Mr. Jacobs was the groups’s first executive secretary. He’ll discuss the history and the organization’s contemporary efforts.

Attendance is free for museum members, and there is a suggested donation of $5 for nonmembers. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis. This program is wheelchair accessible, and it also may be watched remotely at

The museum address is 233 S. Third St. Fernandina Beach.