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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Fort Caroline memorializes the short-lived French presence in sixteenth century Florida. Here you will find stories of exploration, survival, religious disputes, territorial battles, and first contact between American Indians and Europeans.

 
Cannon, historic drawing of Timucua, ranger with children at the reconstruced hut

Did You Know?

Male painted bunting, photographed by Roger Clark

Painted Buntings return to nest within the boundaries of the Timucuan Preserve each year in late April. More...