State Parks Tagged With: Historic State Park

Addison Blockhouse Historic State Park
Ormond Beach, FL
Take a step back in time and explore some of Florida’s rich history found deep within the flatwoods of Volusia County, accessible from the west bank of the Tomoka River. The Addison Blockhouse, a sma
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
Flager Beach, FL
The 150 acres of Bulow Plantation Ruins stand as a monument to the rise and fall of sugar plantations in East Florida. In 1836, the Second Seminole War swept away the prosperous Bulow Plantation wher
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Bushnell, FL
Visitors are drawn here for its history and to discover so much more, from ancient oaks and verdant pine flatwoods to a variety of events, programs and hands-on craft classes offered throughout the ye
Dudley Farm Historic State Park
Newberry, FL
Experience farm life as it was more than a century ago – plow the garden, pump water, grind corn and feed the chickens Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is a one-of-a-kind, aut
Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park
Fernandina Beach, FL
Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park sits atop a bluff along the Amelia River in the town of Fernandina, on the northern end of Amelia Island. It is the historic site of Fort San Carlos, a Spanish f
Fort Foster State Historic Site
Thonotosassa, FL
Fort Foster State Historic Site is a reproduction of a fort originally built on the same grounds in December 1836 by Col. William S. Foster and his 430 men. Fort Foster State Historic Site is part of
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
Key West, FL
A true one-of-a-kind experience, visiting Fort Taylor not only provides a magnificent natural setting to birdwatch or swim, but also to immerse yourself in U.S. history. On the southern edge of Key W
Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park
Ellenton, FL
This antebellum mansion was home to Major Robert Gamble and headquarters of an extensive sugar plantation. It is the only surviving plantation house in South Florida. It is thought that Confederate S
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
Hawthorne, FL
Visitors to this old Florida homestead can walk back in time to 1930s farm life when Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings lived and worked in the tiny community of Cross Creek. Her cracker-style home and farm, w
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park
Tallahassee, FL
Natural Bridge is the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and where the St. Marks River drops into a sinkhole and flows underground for one-quarter of a mile before reemerging. Dur
Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park
Okeechobee, FL
Okeechobee Battlefield is the site of one of Florida’s significant battles during the Second Seminole War. The Battle of Okeechobee, fought on Christmas Day 1837, involved more than 1,000 U.S. milita
Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park
Sanderson, FL
This park commemorates the site of Florida's largest Civil War battle, which took place February 20, 1864. More than 10,000 cavalry, infantry and artillery troops fought a five-hour battle in a pine
Orman House Historic State Park
Apalachicola, FL
Built in 1838 by Thomas Orman, this antebellum home overlooking the Apalachicola River was used for both business and social gatherings. Orman was a cotton merchant and businessman in Apalachicola fr
Paynes Creek Historic State Park
Bowling Green, FL
During the 1840s, tensions between the settlers and Seminole Indians prompted authorities to establish a trading post in Florida's interior, away from settlements. Built in early 1849, the post was a
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park
St Marks, FL
The many different flags flying over San Marcos de Apalache welcome visitors and demonstrate the colorful history of this site, from the Spanish explorers to the present day. The museum at the park d
Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park
Jacksonville, FL
This site was an important military position during the Civil War. Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park
Homosassa, FL
This site was once part of a thriving sugar plantation owned by David Levy Yulee. Yulee was a member of the Territorial Legislative Council, and he served in the U.S. House of Representatives and Sen