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


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  • Road Closure

    Palmetto Avenue, the main road to Kingsley Plantation will be closed April 28th-May 5th, 2014. Please take the Fort George Road detour to enter the site. Be advised large buses and RVs may not clear the low tree canopy of Fort George Rd.

Materials for Teachers for National Parks of the First Coast and Golden Isles

Educational activites at the National Parks of the First Coast and Golden Isles

Each of the national parks along the north Florida and south Georgia coast offers educational programs for students. The materials complement the National Parks of Florida's First Coast and the Golden Isles documentary, and can be used in the classroom or at the park.

These free curriculum materials for teachers can be found online. Choose from the links below, which take you directly to each park's "For Teachers" website.

Fort Frederica National Monument

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Kingsley Plantation - Timucuan Preserve

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Fort Matanzas National Monument

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...