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Dutton Island   I drove through the entrance to Dutton Island Preserve down a one-lane dirt road lined with palms, palmettos and no-parking signs. I crossed a wide concrete bridge, built to safely allow fishing from the span with vehicle traffic limited to its center. The span is about six-feet above high tide. On the [...]

The Movie Star   Travelers on Atlantic Boulevard now cross the San Pablo River from Jacksonville to Atlantic Beach by way of a high rise bridge, but years ago there was a much lower bridge. Folks reached the old bridge by a causeway and a series of small bridges over the marsh. When the old [...]