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

    Timucuan

    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

MP3 - Kingsley Plantation

Photo of Park Volunteer Betsy Tyrol

Listen to Part 1 of Kingsley Plantation: Freedom and Slavery (3.5 minutes, mp3, 1.3 MB), read by Park Volunteer Betsy Tyrol.



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Photo of Park Guide Cicely Pontiflet

Listen to Part 2 of Kingsley Plantation: Freedom and Slavery (3:09 minutes, mp3, 1.1 MB), read by Park Guide Cicely Pontiflet.



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Park Volunteer Ron Schutt

Listen to an excerpt from Zephaniah Kingsley's Treatise (4.5 minutes, mp3, 1.6 MB), read by Park Volunteer Ron Schutt.

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Did You Know?

Historic drawing of a Timucua man with his hair in a top know

Timucua warriors wore their hair in a top knot, which made them appear taller. Historic drawings of Timucua and French contact show the Timucua to be of greater stature than the French. More...