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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

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  • Norman Studios Reconnaissance Survey

    Norman Studios

    Norman Studios was a silent movie production house in Jacksonville, Florida during the 1920s specializing in "race films" as they were known at the time. The National Park Service study team conducted a preliminary analysis of Norman Studio's resources in 2010. Read more

  • Operational Leadership

    Safety Officer Jason King

    Ranger King trained approximately 100 employees from parks including Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve/ Fort Caroline National Memorial, Castillo de San Marcos / Fort Matanzas, Desoto National Memorial, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Fort Frederica, Fort Pulaski, as well as the SER Monitoring Network. Read more

  • Partnership with Fort Caroline Elementary School

    Mayor with Jr. Rangers

    Fort Caroline Memorial and Fort Caroline Elementary School team up to celebrate a milestone. Read more

  • Social Media Program

    Timucuan Facebook Page

    The Timucuan Preserve had over 23,000 virtual contacts this year. Read more

  • UNF Public Archaeology Program

    Archaeologists at work

    Through the UNF Continuing Education Program members of the public were invited to aid in the excavation of a Spanish mission site at the Cedar Point area of the Preserve. Read more

Did You Know?

Pareja's Confessionario

The first translation of a Native American language into a European language – Timucuan to Spanish - occurred on lands within the Timucuan Preserve in the late 1500s. Fray Francisco Pareja did this translation at the Catholic mission of San Juan del Puerto on present day Ft. George Island. More...