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Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA

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About Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Florida. he complex originally included seven earthwork mounds, a public plaza and numerous individual village residences.



Attractions near Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lake Jackson3.13km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Lake Jackson is a shallow, prairie lake on the north side of Leon County, Florida. The lake is located in the Red Hills Region, and has fluctuated from periods of being dry to a maximum elevation of 96 feet above sea level.

Mission San Luis5.71km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

Mission San Luis de Apalachee was a Spanish Franciscan mission built in 1633 in the Florida Panhandle. The mission was part of Spain's effort to colonize the Florida Peninsula and to convert the Timucuan and Apalachee Indians to Christianity. The mission lasted until 1704 when it was evacuated and destroyed to prevent its use by an approaching militia of Creek Indians and South Carolinians.

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park6.69km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

This is a huge biosphere reserve located in the heart of Leon county, Florida. The gardens are also a U.S. historic district known as the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District. According to the National Register of Historic Places, it contains 18 historic buildings, 4 structures, and 4 objects. These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by  Alfred. b and Louis Mc lay after they purchased this as their winter home.

Museum of Florida History7.6km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

The Museum of Florida History is the U.S. state of Florida's history museum, housing exhibits and artifacts covering its history and prehistory. The museum features a gallery with exhibits that change every few months. Current displays include Beaches, Creatures, and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters and The Florida Highwaymen Paintings.

Florida State Capitol7.72km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

The Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida, is an architecturally and historically significant building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Florida Department of Management Services maintains the Capitol Complex, which is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cascades Park8.26km from Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

This is a 24-acre park along the stream known as the St. Augustine Branch in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a Nationally Registered Historic Place because it influenced the territorial government's choice of the capital city's location. It also contains Florida's Prime meridian marker monument which is the foundation point for most land mapping throughout Florida.

Where is Lake Jackson Mounds State Park

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Leon County8 attractions

A small county in the state of Florida which was named after the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. There are so many things to explore in and around this county. the two major public universities in Florida are situated in this county.