During Florida’s plantation period (1763-1865), Fort George Island was owned by many planters. The site name comes from one of those owners, Zephaniah Kingsley. The Kingsleys lived here from 1814 to 1837.
External (non-NPS) Websites Related to Kingsley Plantation:
Great Fort George Isle - this website is part of "Florida History Online" and describes the British plantation era on Fort George Island.
Last updated: August 19, 2021