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Kingsley Plantation

11676 Palmetto Ave, Ft George Island, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2449
+1 904-251-3537
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Wonderful historic place

Well worth going a few miles off the beaten track to fine this place. You'll learn a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
VEROUK
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Uk
Well worth a visit.

So enjoyed this trip. We were able to wander round at leisure. Got some great snaps ,including the... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Englishroyals
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11676 Palmetto Ave, Ft George Island, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2449
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Well worth going a few miles off the beaten track to fine this place. You'll learn a lot about the history of slavery, and maybe get a new perspective, as well as enjoying a pleasant couple of hours by the river. For info the last...More

Thank VEROUK
Reviewed 26 May 2017

So enjoyed this trip. We were able to wander round at leisure. Got some great snaps ,including the tortoise . Lots of facts and pictures on information boards which made it interesting.

Thank Englishroyals
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Been coming here for most of my life. It's that beautiful. Well restored plantation located on a mostly unspoiled barrier island that mostly now belongs to the State of Florida and is part of the state park system. The drive in through the overhanging live...More

Thank Higgie44
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Set on the water in a beautiful old Florida setting. The plantation is historical. The story is intriguing and romantic. It is like going to a different time. It is like a short vacation.

Thank bethydollar
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Stopped here while touring the area. The history will make you sad but also make you happy that we've moved beyond the dark history of this time period. This location is placed a few miles down a dirt/gravel road that is lined with beautiful trees,...More

Thank PRIMETIMEUCF
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If visiting Amelia Island this is on your way, stop by it's worth the time. Beautiful plantation home with slave houses still intact! Great story and great time.

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Although interesting, it needs more. It would be nice to be allowed inside the plantation home, especially if it were decorated and furnished with period furniture. Same with the barn. The separate kitchen offered more. Perhaps if we had taken the audio tour, we would...More

3  Thank theblueflyer
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! Didn't know what I was going to see when I visited this place, but was not thinking it would be the beautiful, peaceful place that it is. The drive into the plantation is absolutely beautiful. The grand oak trees, palm trees, saw palmettos and...More

Thank Toni D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the Kingsley Plantation after seeing it online. First of all I did not expect the rather long secluded drive, and I recommend going very slowly as there are tons of deep potholes that aren't always seen. However, once you get there, it is...More

2  Thank JennaBarnKY
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you think that you know history, some of this may surprise you. All walking, not wheel chair accessible. Pick a nice sun shiny day and take your time to enjoy this piece of history

Thank hgwilk1
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Clare L
11 March 2017|
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Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
But if you want to tour the house you need reservations ahead of time. Tours are only Saturday at 11:00am, maybe Sunday too.
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Rileymydog
18 February 2017|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
Kingsley Plantation is approximately 29 minutes from the airport give or take a few. The main house is under renovation but they do give tours twice a day. You can still get the audio tours, free of charge, but it doesn't... More
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oldcarguy1
2 January 2017|
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Response from hoffman5 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they are open year round. They have a self guided tour that was pretty interesting.
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