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Address: 600 Mission Dr, Smyrna, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-8514
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Not a lot here but the ruins are interesting. We went on a cool, sunny morning and enjoyed the place. The public bathrooms are some of the cleanest I have ever used.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a lot here but the ruins are interesting. We went on a cool, sunny morning and enjoyed the place. The public bathrooms are some of the cleanest I have ever used.

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stroll through time back to another era. See what remains of days gone by. When life was of a different time. The dinosaur s throughout the park are fun and unexpected. The history here is fascinating. Kids will probably be as fascinated as the adults.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Was a nice small place to venture out if you have a spare hour to roam around. Has some interesting history and a small walking trail through the woods. There isn't anything to see in the woods though from a historical standpoint.

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Thank T A
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There really is not very much to see at this site. There really is not enough left of it to be worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is such a cool little stop on your way to the beach. It is 10 minutes from NSB and takes about 15 minutes to see it all. Signs tell you a little bit about how sugar was made, and a few legends surrounding the place. Just off of Mission drive, you might miss it if you don't pay attention.... More 

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Fife Lake, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Found this on TripAdvisor. It is a free self guided tour that is inside a very beautiful botanical garden. Between the gardens and mill we spent about an hour there, however some people go through it faster. Plaques tell the history of the ruins and the people who owned them and their history as well. I feel it is not... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped by since we had a few minutes before dinner. Parked in one of the few parking spots and walked over to the ruins. Signs posted at different areas around the ruins explain the very short and brief history of these ruins. While it is interesting and scenic, it only takes a few minutes (15-20) to walk around, read and... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The place is really just ruins. The best part is that no one has to get out of the car. You can drive by the stuff and see it all. We did send someone out to read the plaques, but since it was so hot and very little to see everyone stayed in the car.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

A good quick trip. Took 1/2 hour to look around the site of the old sugar mill. Very pretty park area. Good for a picnic. Also has a nature trail. Lovely trees and vegetation.

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NEW JERSEY
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have done this 2 times and enjoy the tour. Interesting plants and historical artifacts. Easy drive from New Smyrna Beach.

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