Historian, writer detailed Clay County’s past for a decade for Clay Today



For more than a decade, Mary Jo McTammany provided readers with a magical portal to Clay County’s past.

She told us stories of how Black Creek fueled the local economy with timber and turpentine, of the massive steamboats that used to dock in Green Cove Springs with another load of rich and powerful winter residents, of Camp Blanding’s role in defeating Japan in World War II, of how the state carved an area from Duval in 1858 to create Clay County and of how the Middleburg United Methodist Church still is the oldest Protestant Church building in continuous use in Florida.

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