During Florida’s plantation period (1763-1865), Fort George Island was owned by many planters. The site name comes from one of those families. Anna and Zephiniah Kingsley lived here from 1814 to 1837.
Chronology of Fort George Island
Florida History Online (Timucuan Preserve)
External (non-NPS) Websites Related to Kingsley Plantation:
UNF, UF Students Dig Through Dirt for Clues to History
Great Fort George Isle - this website is part of "Florida History Online" and describes the British plantation era on Fort George Island.
Last updated: July 5, 2022