Building remains at Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park - Bunnell, Florida

Building remains at Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park - Bunnell, Florida


Image Number

  • C676813

Year

  • 1970

Date Note

  • Photographed in September 1970.

Series Title

General Note

  • Bulow Plantation and Mill, built of coquina rock, was the largest in East Florida. In 1821, Major Charles Wilhelm Bulow acquired 4,675 acres on a tidal creek (later Bulow Creek) and using slave labor, cleared 2,200 acres and planted sugar cane, cotton, rice and indigo. He died in 1823, and seventeen year old son, John Joachim Bulow took over. Naturalist John James Audubon was a guest at the plantation during the 1831 Christmas season. 1831. The plantation and its mill was destroyed in 1836 during the Second Seminole War. Bulow left for Paris that year, where he died. The Florida Park Service acquired the ruins in 1945. it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 2 x 2 in.

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Geographic Term

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 043259.

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Building remains at Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park - Bunnell, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Murphy. Building remains at Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park - Bunnell, Florida. 1970. Black & white photoprint, 2 x 2 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/85831>, accessed 25 August 2016.

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Murphy. Building remains at Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park - Bunnell, Florida. 1970. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Aug. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/85831>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Murphy.)