Kingsley "homestead" at the Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Kingsley "homestead" at the Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/24198
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Kingsley "homestead" at the Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Image Number

  • RC00041

Year

  • 1913

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "The 'homestead' owned by Mr. & Mrs. Millac(?) Wilson".
  • Kingsley Plantation later became a state park from the 1950s until 1989. Tours of the house, furnished with antiques purchased in the 1950s and 1960s, were offered by park staff. In 1989, U.S. Representative Charles Bennett negotiated the creation of the Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve, which would include national, state, and city properties and parks. As part of the negotiation, the State of Florida purchased Fort George Island to be used as a state park, but transferred Kingsley Plantation to the National Park Service.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 6 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 16530.

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