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Amelia Island, Florida: Peg Leg Pete

Carved and painted wooden pirate has skull-and-crossbones hat, upraised cutlass, eye patch, and a wooden leg.

102 Centre St., Amelia Island, FL
Take FL-200 into downtown. Turn left onto Centre St. Peg Leg Pete is at the far west end of Centre St., on the southeast corner of Centre and S. Front Sts.
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Peg Leg Pete.

Peg Leg Pete

According to the plaque on his base, Peg Leg Pete was completed by artist Wayne Ervin in October 1978, and restored by the Fernandina Beach Pirates Club in 2007.

[Michelle Resos, 01/19/2024]

Peg Leg Pete.

Peg Leg Pete

Standing on the harbor by the railroad track is Peg Leg Pete. He watches over the city to keep it safe.

[Pete Roseti, 09/26/2022]

Amelia Island was once a haven for some of the world's best-known pirates. Gold doubloons have occasionally been found on its beaches and unearthed in its yards.

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