• Sunrise over the Fort George River in the Timucuan Preserve.

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Anna Kingsley Program

This program introduces students to the life of Anna Kingsley who was born in Africa and purchased by Zephaniah Kingsley as a slave. During her eventful life Anna became a freed person, slave owner, effective plantation manager, and independent businesswoman, all in addition to her roles as wife and mother.

This packet traces Anna Kingsley's life through official documents and interpretation. Further background on the Kingsley family and the plantation can be found in the "Kingsley Plantation" educational packet.

Did You Know?

Plantation house at Kingsley Plantation

The planter's house at Kingsley Plantation, a unit of the Timucuan Preserve, is the oldest plantation house still standing in Florida. More...