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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Recreation Era

Historic photograph, late 19th century, of a woman walking on Palmetto Avenue

The plantation era on Fort George Island came to an end with the conclusion of the Civil War. While a few more attempts at agriculture would occur, the primary use of the island shifted from agriculture to recreation.

Rollins family

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Inside Fort Caroline

Fort Caroline National Memorial was the site of the first conflict between Europeans over land that is now part of the Continental United States. More...