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Fort George Island Cultural State Park

State Road A1A, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904-251-2320
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A nice place to find out about slavery

The Kingsley Plantation is an interesting visit. Some really old history. I have to say that the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
G C
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Saint Johns, FL
Take the guided tour it's the best!

This is a very interesting place. Who ever designed the house was crazy because you originally had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott M
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Jacksonville, FL
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State Road A1A, Jacksonville, FL 32226
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"old barn"
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"great historical site"
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"beautiful area"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Kingsley Plantation is an interesting visit. Some really old history. I have to say that the information about the slaves and slavery are sobering. As my wife said, the place has some really bad karma when you consider the absolute pain and human suffering...More

Thank G C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting place. Who ever designed the house was crazy because you originally had to go outside to get to any other room... The rangers guided tour was the best you learn so much.

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I"ve never seen another place like this! The plantation is amazing with it's history and breath taking views! You can feel the history and it's some place I bring company who come to visit me here in Jacksonville. It can take you a least a...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The was a golf club of the rich and famous in the 1920's, and it is very interesting to see and read about. It is really good for history buffs. There is a small museum. Unfortunately, they no longer have a bookstore. I would like...More

Thank 730viajera
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A1A continues north, you stop and go into the woods. Drive about 3 miles back into the woods, this place is an old Slave Quarters and gift shop Zzzzzzzzzzzzz it's on the River. Has bugs, its a strange place. Gift shop food and gift shop...More

Thank Even S
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

You'll find Florida as it was a hundred years ago here. Near by is the old abandoned Neff Mansion where the Betz Sphere was found laying in a nearby field. Google it. The story is very interesting. Pirates were known to frequent this estuary, Indian...More

Thank Kilo C
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Go to the Kingsley Plantation. You basically are taken back through old Florida to the Plantation. It is very interesting history and a beautiful area.

1  Thank FLAUSAMAN
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Okay this has been a regular place for me to visit since I was a little girl. I have seen improvements over the years like the pathways at Kingsley Plantation being the recycled tires which are very easy on the feet and back for walking....More

1  Thank AuntieWinter4
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Kingsley Plantation is the main place to visit on Fort George Island. The home is filled with the history of the area. House is not always open so visit the website for more information. Here you will find old slave houses; an indigo garden;...More

Thank GRGADA
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit if you like historical sites. I found it very interesting an beautiful. You may want to pick a cooler day to go a the day I went was in the high 90's and the walk was very hot.

Thank dexter112015
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