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My pass to get onto the [Jacksonville] Beaches. It was checked by the military at
the Intracoastal Canal on the old beach road---by bus or car. Back then,
there was only one main road to the beach. A-1-A south of Ponte Vedra to St
Augustine was closed. The Army had gun emplacements along that route.