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Kingsley Plantation

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

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

Timucuan Parks Foundation has received a Florida Humanities Grant to support historic speaker series

February 13, 2020

The series will commemorate the 400th Anniversary of enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America Timucuan Parks Foundation, in conjunction with the National Park Service, is pleased to announce they have received a grant from Florida Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $5,000 grant will be used to support programming and events to mark the 400th anniversary of … Read more