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Kingsley Plantation is the oldest surviving plantation house in Florida. Zephanaiah Kingsley and his African wife Anna moved to Ft. George Island in 1814. Visit us this February for the Kingsley Heritage Celebration!
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The 1814 plantation house and its surrounding structures, all preserved by the National Park Service, shed light on a different era in the South. Make time to explore the unique tabby houses, built and inhabited by the Plantation’s slaves.
Tour the old home and other plantation structures on beautiful Fort George Island.
a real hsitorical gem- if you're in the area this is one place i highly recommend you don't miss. its amazing- take the Ferry and explore
Located on the Fort George Island marsh side, Kingsley Plantation plays a large role in Florida’s complicated history. The 1814 plantation house and its surrounding structures, all preserved by the National Park Service, shed light on a different era in the South. Make time to explore the unique…
This astonishing (and free) historic site on Fort George Island can be explored solo, but the informative audio tour is the way to go if you really want to get the most out of the experience.
It is located at the northern tip of Fort George Island at Fort George Inlet, and is part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve managed by the U.S. National Park Service.
Visit the grounds and buildings of a sea island plantation, just 20 minutes south of Amelia Island in northeast Florida. According to the National Park Service, the Kingsley Plantation house, constructed in 1798, “is the oldest planter’s residence still standing in Florida.”
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