Lillian S. Davin Park

  • 2311 River Rd.
  • Jacksonville, Florida 32207
  • Phone: 904-630-2489
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Lillian S. Davin Park is a 500 x 50 foot median on River Road, in the San Marco section of south Jacksonville. It was part of a carriage lane and bridle path at the famed Villa Alexandria estate built in the 1870's. John Swisher and his son Carl, the manufacturers of King Edward Cigars, built mansions across from the park. Known for many years as Swisher Place, today, there are mature oak trees extend along each side of the park, which was refurbished by the residents in 2003, with funding provided from a grant.