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FEC RR Mayport Foreman's House


FEC RR (Florida East Coast Railroad) Mayport Foreman's House, Jacksonville, Fl.

The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) constructed this 1 ½ story, wood frame structure in 1900 at Jacksonville Beach (then known as Pablo Beach) as a residence for their section foreman. From 1915-1922, Hershel Smith, the Section Foreman whose history is best known, lived in the house with his wife Ethel and their two daughters, Lynn and Jane.

In 1933, after the railroad was no longer in service to the beach, In December 1978, Mr. Brown offered the house to the Beaches Area Historical Society. It was moved to Pablo History Park in 1979. It is now the Beaches Museum & History Park .

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30.28831111, -81.39326389

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; FEC Railway Office Buildings; FEC (Florida East Coast); Flagler College Campus; Henry Flagler; Residence halls; Office buildings; St Augustine; Railroad buildings --- Florida --- St Augustine.; Images


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