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


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  • Fort Caroline Closed on November 2nd

    Fort Caroline National Memorial including Spanish Pond will be closed to the public on Sunday November 2nd, 2014. The visitor center and trails will reopen on Monday the 3rd of November. The Theodore Roosevelt Area and Ribault Column will remain open.

History of a House

The plantation house and the kitchen house at Kingsley Plantation have undergone many changes through the years. The majority of changes occurred after the Civil War, when a family purchased the property as a private home. The Rollins family "modernized" the buildings to meet their needs. Follow the changes by clicking on a link below.

Then | Now | Design | Change

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Did You Know?

Marsh at the Theodore Roosevelt Area

The Theodore Roosevelt Area, a unit of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, contains nine distinct ecosystems; more than any other park in Jacksonville, Florida. More...