Most People Have No Idea This Historic $10 Ferry In Florida Even Exists
It’s time for a little dose of history, Floridians. Perhaps this slice of history coming from the St. John’s River is something you may not even have known existed! But fear not, these little pockets of the past are intended to be enjoyed and shared for years to come. The historic Fort Gates Ferry in Florida, also known as the Gateway Ferry, is one of the oldest ferry options remaining in the state. What began operation in 1853, the Fort Gates Ferry has an interesting history, including use throughout the American Civil War!
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Did you know about the Fort Gates Ferry in Florida? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section! Or if you want to find out more about this ferry and how you can help contribute to the fundraising efforts, check out the Fort Gates Ferry Facebook Page.
Address: 229 Fort Gates Ferry Rd, Crescent City, FL 32112, USA
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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