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Kingsley Plantation

Virtual Kingsley Heritage Celebration

February 27, 2021

The annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration will be virtual this year. This online event will feature talks with descendants, living historians, and a timeline of Fort George Island history. Check out more details from  Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve at this link.

Virtual Kingsley Heritage Celebration

February 27, 2021

The annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration will be virtual this year. This online event will feature talks with descendants, living historians, and a timeline of Fort George Island history. Check out more details from  Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve at this link.

Join our park partners for the virtual Kingsley Heritage Celebration with a very special presentation

February 26, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation encourages you to log on for the Kingsley Heritage Celebration to celebrate African heritage and remember the enslaved that lived at Kingsley Plantation located within Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve (TIMU). The second part of the virtual event gets underway tomorrow, Saturday, February 27, at 10 a.m. and this year, the National Park Service has partnered with … Read more

Virtual Kingsley Heritage Celebration

February 20, 2021

The annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration will be virtual this year. This online event will feature talks with descendants, living historians, and a timeline of Fort George Island history. Check out more details from Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve at this link.

Virtual Kingsley Heritage Celebration

February 20, 2021

The annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration will be virtual this year. This online event will feature talks with descendants, living historians, and a timeline of Fort George Island history. Check out more details from Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve at this link.

Timucuan Parks Foundation has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission

August 24, 2020

The grant will support programming and events to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the first enslaved being brought to North America Timucuan Parks Foundation is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission. The nonprofit filed for the grant to assist with programming and events to mark the 400th anniversary … Read more

Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 29, 2020

NOW A VIRTUAL HIKE USING ZOOM. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley Plantation … Read more

Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 29, 2020

NOW A VIRTUAL HIKE USING ZOOM. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley Plantation … Read more

Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 8, 2020

RESCHEDULED TO 4/29/20 AS A VIRTUAL HIKE. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley … Read more

Healthy Living: Hike Into History

April 8, 2020

RESCHEDULED TO 4/29/20 AS A VIRTUAL HIKE. Timucuan Parks Foundation, in partnership with AARP Jacksonville, is hosting monthly Wednesday walks in Jacksonville’s parks and preserves. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans brought to the U.S. Join the National Park Service for a tour of the Planter’s House, the slave cabins, and the grounds of Kingsley … Read more