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Fort George Island Cultural State Park

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Kingsley Plantation - Well worth the trip

This park is off the beaten path, but if you like history it is well worth the visit. The drive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Solimar95
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Tallahassee, Florida
Not exactly teenagers

My girls (30 & 20) and I went on an overnight road trip and stopped here for some inexpensive sight... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Terry S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is off the beaten path, but if you like history it is well worth the visit. The drive here is interesting and Fort George Island is beautiful, as are the grounds of the Kingsley Plantation. I recommend the historical tour which was excellent....More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My girls (30 & 20) and I went on an overnight road trip and stopped here for some inexpensive sight seeing. It’s absolutely beautiful! Great historical place with ample descriptions of the many buildings. Very relaxing. The road in is a bit rough but definitely...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a historical Plantation and the park service has made it easy to self tour and learn at your own pace. We didnt buy the audio tour, but others did and it sounded very interesting but more time consuming.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I both like history and always enjoy experiencing it by walking and reading about these old forts.

Thank clmillea
Reviewed 18 February 2018

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

1  Thank G C
Reviewed 31 January 2018

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
Reviewed 29 January 2018

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

Thank geauxgwen
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 Jane R
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

1  Thank Even S
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

1  Thank Kilo C
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