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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

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  • Road Closure

    Palmetto Avenue, the main road to Kingsley Plantation will be closed April 28th-May 5th, 2014. Please take the Fort George Road detour to enter the site. Be advised large buses and RVs may not clear the low tree canopy of Fort George Rd.

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?

Historic drawing of a Timucua man with his hair in a top know

Timucua warriors wore their hair in a top knot, which made them appear taller. Historic drawings of Timucua and French contact show the Timucua to be of greater stature than the French. More...