Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Local nameFort George Island Cultural State Park
LocationJacksonville, Florida, United States

Fort George Island State Cultural Site is a Florida State Park located on Fort George Island, about three miles south of Little Talbot Island State Park on SR A1A. It is home to the Ribault Inn Club, constructed in 1928 as a winter resort and now used as a visitor's center. The 46,000-acre Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, in Jacksonville, Florida is nearby. Fort George has the highest point along the Atlantic coast south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, and contains Timucua oyster shell mounds. The park is part of the Talbot Islands GEOpark complex.

The park contains features that represent distinct periods in history. During the early historical period Fort George Island was known as Alicamani. It was the location of the village of Alicamani, a major village of the Timucua chiefdom known as the Saturiwa.

Tags Nature Reserve
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_George_Island_Cultural_State_Park

More information http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortgeorgeisland/default.cfm#feesBox

Phone +1 904 251 2320

Coordinates 30°25'38.274" N -81°25'54.239" E

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