Florida’s Incredible Plantation Is Loaded With History And You Need To Visit

If you love history, Florida is the place to be. From the Timucuan Indians, who were here more than 1,000 years ago, to the 1926 Mediterranean Revival mansion of John Ringling, you’ll find historic sites all over the state. Part of Florida’s history includes plantations, and the slaves who lived and worked on them. Visit Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island to learn more about it.

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