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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Expressions of Freedom

Video project

Young film makers interview Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Pam James.

Andy Leverett

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Park Service announces a nationwide art competition in three categories: photography, poetry, and digital short films. The competition is open to students ages 13-18 and will be juried by professional artists. Submissions for artistic works are required to explore personal meanings of freedom and relate to nationally significant themes.

Check out the Brochure.

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Did You Know?

Pareja's Confessionario

The first translation of a Native American language into a European language – Timucuan to Spanish - occurred on lands within the Timucuan Preserve in the late 1500s. Fray Francisco Pareja did this translation at the Catholic mission of San Juan del Puerto on present day Ft. George Island. More...