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


    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

General Plantation Program

This program introduces upper elementary level students to slavery and life on a sea-island cotton plantation.

The activities associated with this program were developed with Florida Sunshine State Standards in mind. In order to meet these standards, you must prepare your students for their visit using the background information provided and complete all pre- and post-visit activities.

Did You Know?

Florida Territorial Governor William Pope Duval

One of the Huguenot inhabitants of la Caroline had the surname of "DuVal.” Jacksonville, Florida, where the national memorial is located, is within Duval County which is named for Florida's first civilian territorial governor, William Pope Duval, a Huguenot descendant. More...