North Florida Land Trust, a Jacksonville conservation nonprofit, acquired about 219 acres along the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville Beach.
The group paid $5,000 for four pieces of property comprising salt water marsh and conservation easement. The total just market value of the property is $42,879, according to tax records.
The land trust bought the site Feb. 3 from Atlantic Beach Holding Co., a group of heirs of Harcourt Bull, the first mayor of Atlantic Beach, and his wife, Florence, according to a news release.
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