ABOUT OUR BROWN BAG PROGRAM
The Amelia Island Museum of History’s Brown Bag Lunch lecture series presents lunchtime conversations with fascinating members of the Nassau County community. Join us at 12pm on the first Wednesday of every month to learn from the people who make our community so vibrant! Audience members may bring lunch to eat during the lectures. Attendance is free and open to the public.
The Descendants of Domingo Fernandez
with Jane Dixon Mann
Wednesday, October 4th, at 12 pm
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Brown Bag Lunch presentation about one of Amelia Island’s oldest Spanish families! Explore the story of the Fernandez family with local genealogical scholar, Jean Dixon Mann, and hear about how the descendants of Domingo Fernandez developed Amelia Island over the past two centuries. Learn with us about the Fernandez family’s journey across Florida and their claim to the last Spanish land grant, located here in Fernandina!
Attendance is free and open to the public and attendants may bring their lunch. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis. This program is wheelchair accessible.
For more information contact Jarrett Hill at 904-261-7378 x102 or Jarrett@AmeliaMuseum.org.
Watch this program remotely on our Twitch Channel.
For Future Programs check out our Event Calendar.
“We’re Always Ready for the Call…”
with Phil Nieman and Dave Roeser
September’s exciting Brown Bag Lunch, presented by Phil Neiman and Dave Roeser! This presentation from two generations of Coast Guard servicemen taught us about the history of the U.S.C.G., from its earliest days to the daring rescues missions of the 20th century.
Visit our YouTube Channel for more of our Brown Bag Program videos.
For questions or for more information please contact Curator Jarrett Hill via phone at
904.261.7378 x102 or via email at Jarrett@ameliamuseum.org.