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


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Fort Caroline Background Information

To prepare students for a visit to Fort Caroline National Memorial we recommend that teachers provide an overview of the history of the site, including key people and key terms. We have also indluded a bibliography and suggested reading list to assist you.

History of Fort Caroline

Suggested Reading

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...