James R. Jeffries FINE ART
CLEARING LAND AT "SMYRNA" COLONY
In order to clear land for homesteads and grow crops for sustenance and export, hundreds of acres of dense jungle along the west bank of the Mosquito River in what is now New Smyrna Beach, Florida, had to be tilled for planting rice, corn, cotton and indigo..
THE TURNBULL COLONISTS AT "OLD FORT PARK"
James R. Jeffries Fine Art
2327 Vista Palm Drive, Edgewater, Florida 32141
CLEARING LAND AT "SMYRNA' COLONY
"TURNBULL'S COW PEN"
TURNBULL'S COW PEN
In the 1760's, Dr. Andrew Turnbull had catle driven from
Charleston, South Carolina in preparation for his Mediterran-
ean colonists. The cow pen was located near Spruce Creek in
what is now New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
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Note: All prints are Gicle'es on canvas.