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Kingsley Heritage Celebration

Kingsley Heritage

Reenactors will be presenting the chores and tasks from the plantation era.

2014 Kingsley Heritage Celebration

The National Park Service cordially invites you to the annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration. Please join us in remembering and celebrating the rich history of Kingsley Plantation and the many people who helped shape it.

February 15th 1:30 p.m. Colonial singers, Senegalese guitar player, scholars, Kid's Corner and descendants' reception will entertain and enlighten. February 22nd 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Reenactors will demonstrate plantation life and mark the 200th anniversary of the end of the Patriot's War.

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Did You Know?

Plantation house at Kingsley Plantation

The planter's house at Kingsley Plantation, a unit of the Timucuan Preserve, is the oldest plantation house still standing in Florida. More...