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2 Plantations to explore in Florida


Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center.

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens950 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Port Orange, FL 32129, USA

In north-central Florida, the Dunlawton Plantation and Sugar Mill was a 19th-century cane sugar plantation. It was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1973.

Kingsley Plantation
Kingsley Plantation11676 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32226, USA

Site of a former estate that was named for an early owner, Zephaniah Kingsley, who spent 25 years there. The plantation was originally 1,000 acres (4.0 km2), most of which has been taken over by forest; the structures and grounds of the park now comprise approximately 60 acres (242,811.385 m2). The most prominent features of Kingsley Plantation are the owner's house—a structure of architectural significance built probably between 1797 and 1798 that is cited as being the oldest surviving plantati

Map of Plantations to explore in Florida