Amelia Island, Florida: Peg Leg Pete

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

Address:
102 Centre St., Amelia Island, FL
Directions:
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

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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