Main house at the Kingsley Plantation State Park on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Main house at the Kingsley Plantation State Park on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/41427
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Main house at the Kingsley Plantation State Park on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.

Image Number

  • RC20274

Year

  • 1963

Date Note

  • Photographed in October 1963.

Series Title

General Note

  • Kingsley Plantation was 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.
  • Accompanying note: "River side".

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 8 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 16519.

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Main house at the Kingsley Plantation State Park on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.
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