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


    Ecological & Historic Preserve Florida

Events at Kingsley Plantation

Events at Kingsley Plantation recognize the rich culture that evolved amongst slave communities despite the severe oppression of slavery and celebrate the determination and strength of those men, women, and children. Events also examine cultural aspects of modern American society that originated in the plantation period.


Upcoming Events Include:

January 31st- The Timucuan Science and History Symposium -Registration is required

February 1st- Timucuan Adventure Day at the Ribault Club

February 15th and 22nd- The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve invites you to a celebration of the legacy of the Plantation era, the 16th Annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration. This event is free and open to the public. The last two Saturday's in February we will be marking the 200th anniversary of Anna and Zephaniah Kingsley's arrival to the Fort George Island plantation.

Kingsley Plantation: (904) 251-3537
11676 Palmetto Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32226


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