Jacksonville’s echoes of the past: history whispers

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Fort Caroline National Memorial. (Image courtesy of Unsplash)

Jacksonville unveils its rich history through its many captivating sites:

Kingsley Plantation: Explore this restored plantation house, built by enslaved people in the late 18th century. Learn about the complex story of slavery and life on a South Florida plantation.

Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve: Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural heritage of the Timucuan people, the region’s original inhabitants. Explore archaeological sites and trails, and discover their enduring legacy.

Fort Caroline National Memorial:  Step back in time to a 16th-century French fort. Explore reconstructed buildings and learn about the struggles between French and Spanish colonists for control of Florida.

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