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Fort Caroline National Memorial, Jacksonville, Florida

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Distance from city center: 12.7mi
zlori's pictureby zlori History & Culture travel tip
added on the 15th of October, 2010
History, culture, religion, battles and people; this is what Fort Caroline National Memorial is all about. In the heart of the Timucuan Preserve, Fort Caroline provides glimpses of the time when the French were occupying the area.

It was such an amazing tour that we took there. And all that for free made it even greater. We learned quite many things about the French occupancy and their relationships with the Indians. We saw shows, old houses and belongings of soldiers who fought for the land. Amazing tour for everyone!

12713 Fort Caroline Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, USA

Free, but reservation is required.

Opening Hours:
9am to 5pm.

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