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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Timucua Society

Historic drawing showing Timucua chief from head to toe.
Related villages formed a loose political confederation under a head chief. In this caste society commoners paid deference to a hereditary elite, at the pinnacle of which sat the chief. Wealth and title were inherited within clans through the mother’s brother.

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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...