Day Trips from Jacksonville, Florida
Family Fun places to go in Jacksonville, FL
We are looking at best places to go and amazing and interesting things to do in greater Jacksonville area, which may have been over looked.
Fun places to go in Jacksonville and beyond, with the family, couples and in solitude; which many times will not break the budget.
Jacksonville is a great starting point of amazing and interesting day trips to inner Florida and Georgia. Look through our listings of Nature Parks, Adventure and Sport, Art and Museums, Family Activities, Historical sites and Theatres and Entertainmet, and discover some fun places you haven't been yet.
Published on Mar 16, 2015
The plantation was originally 1,000 acres, most of which has been During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, many people came to Florida. Some, like Zephaniah Kingsley, sought to make their fortunes by obtaining land and establishing plantations. Others were forced to come to Florida to work on those plantations, their labor providing wealth to the people who owned them. Some of the enslaved would later become free landowners, struggling to keep their footing in a dangerous time of shifting alliances and politics. All of these people played a part in the history of Kingsley Plantation.
Taken over by forest; the structures and grounds of the park now comprise approximately 60 acres. Evidence of Pre-Columbian Timucua life is on the island, as are the remains of a Spanish mission named San Juan del Puerto.