History of Kingsley Plantation

During Florida’s plantation period (1763-1865), Fort George Island was owned by many planters. The site name comes from one of those owners, Zephaniah Kingsley. The Kingsleys lived here from 1814 to 1837.

Kingsley Family and Society

Slave Community

Crops of Kingsley Plantation

Sea Island Cotton



Post-Plantation History

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: August 19, 2021

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