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Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve, Jacksonville, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 12.7mi
athenalove's pictureby athenalove History & Culture travel tip
added on the 18th of October, 2010
There are so many things to see and to learn about in the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve that one day wouldn't be enough, maybe.

If you decide to visit the Preserve, you shouldn't miss The Fort Caroline Memorial, the Kingsley Plantation and Cedar Point. You can learn many things about the indigenous people of America, their ways of life and their relationships with the settlers.

Amazing sights, educational tours and memorable hours. Highly recommending to everyone!

Address:
12713 Fort Caroline Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, USA

On the web:
http://www.nps.gov/timu

 
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