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Kingsley Heritage Celebration

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Kingsley Heritage Celebration hosted by the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve will continue on Feb. 22. This year the celebration is part of a series of events to mark the 400th commemoration of the first enslaved Africans brought to English-occupied North America. The first event was held Feb. 15 and on Saturday, Feb. 22, the Kingsley Heritage Celebration continues with a living history timeline that will transport visitors through the history of Fort George Island. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include an interactive trip through the past along with hands-on lessons in things like candle making, writing with a quill and ink and more. Historic weapons demonstrations will be at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. The family-friendly event is free. Kingsley Plantation is located at 11676 Palmetto Road on Fort George Island.

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11676 Palmetto Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32226

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