Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort Caroline National Monument
—Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve —
The Preserve is about people, beginning 6,000 years ago with the native Timucuans. Native American, French, Spanish, English, African-American, and American all had a stake here. Settlements, forts, earthworks, and plantations chronicle, century upon century, the melding and strife of cultures in this corner of northeast Florida.
Plan on several days to explore the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. Car, boat, and foot travel will take you to most points of interest. Visit the Fort Caroline Visitor Center for complete travel assistance.
Erected by National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 30° 23.293′ N, 81° 29.366′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from Ft. Caroline Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the overlook for the Ribault Memorial (accessed from a driveway off Ft. Caroline
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New France (here, next to this marker); Ribault Monument (here, next to this marker); Staking a Claim (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Pond (approx. half a mile away); The River of May (approx. half a mile away); Timucuan Friends (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Building of la Caroline (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort de la Caroline (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . . Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve website. (Submitted on August 27, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Natural Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 27, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.