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Brief History Of Jacksonville And Some Historical Places

The history of Jacksonville goes back long before the Europeans reached the mouth of the St. Johns River. The Ossachite Indians, a name that comes from the language of the Timucua, lived in this area and its culture developed around 500 BC Later, in the first decade of the sixteenth century, the Spaniards arrived. In 1562, led by Jean Ribault, a…

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