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


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  • Fort Caroline Closed on November 2nd

    Fort Caroline National Memorial including Spanish Pond will be closed to the public on Sunday November 2nd, 2014. The visitor center and trails will reopen on Monday the 3rd of November. The Theodore Roosevelt Area and Ribault Column will remain open.

Encampment - Battle for St. Johns Bluff

The Timucuan Preserve is pleased to announce a new annual fall event.

Held for the first time over the weekend of September 28, 29 & 30, 2007 to honor the 145th anniversary of the Battle of St. Johns Bluff, the Encampment for the Battle of St. Johns Bluff will be offered as an annual Civil War event at Fort Caroline National Memorial.

View the slide show below, and check back for this event in the fall of 2008!


Did You Know?

French King Charles IX

The word "Caroline" - while feminine in gender - does not refer to a female of that name but rather to a man. The word "Caroline" comes from the Latin version of Charles in this case King Charles IX of France. More...