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3 Best Landmarks in Jacksonville, FL

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Jacksonville, Florida. All of our landmarks actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

KINGSLEY PLANTATION

11676 Palmetto Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32226 DIRECTIONS

Since 1991

Here’s The Deal:
'Kingsley Plantation' is a significant building probably constructed between 1797 and 1798, listed as the oldest building to survive. The plantation was originally 1,000 acres, most of which had been taken over by forest. You can visit the grounds, including the original house, farm, waterfront, vineyard house, cookhouse, and interpretive garden. The park offers open-house-style tours on Saturdays and Sundays in November. The visitor communication station/bookstore is housed adjacent to buildings on the plantation. It provides weekend ranger-guided tours at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, maximum. It affords free admission.

SPECIALTY:
Slave Quarters, Gift Shops, Historical Building, Plantation House, Architecture Structure, Audio tour, Interpretive Garden, Barn, Waterfront, Teachers and Kid's Events, Tourist Attraction & Kitchen House

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Wed-Sun: 9am - 5pm
Mon & Tue: Closed

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FRIENDSHIP FOUNTAIN

1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207 DIRECTIONS

Since 1965

Here’s The Deal:
Friendship Fountain is one the most significant and tallest fountain globally, capable of pouring 17,000 gallons of water a minute to 120 feet tall. The Fountain was initially called the "Fountain of Friendship in Dallas Thomas Park. It is situated in St. Johns River Park, at the west end of the Southbank Riverwalk attraction in Downtown Jacksonville. The park gives a magnificent view of downtown Jacksonville and access to the Southbank Riverwalk, which opened in 1985. The Foundation was one of the most identifiable and famous attractions in Jacksonville. Friendship Fountain remained a signature attraction in Jacksonville through the 20th century.

SPECIALTY:
Fountain's Lighting, Green Space, Landscaping and Pedestrian Accents, Picnic & Ambient Night

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Mon-Sun: 6am - 10pm

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FORT CAROLINE NATIONAL MEMORIAL

12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225 DIRECTIONS

Since 1564

Here’s The Deal:
Fort Caroline National Memorial is the quick-lived French colonial presence in Florida in the sixteenth century. It has over 6,000 years of historical place. Here you will find stories of exploration, survival, territorial battles, religious disputes, and first contact between American Indians and Europeans. Visitors can also enjoy protected, natural ecosystems. A series of exhibits depict the area's history from the time of the native Timucuans, through periods of French, Spanish, and English rule, and continuing to the present day. Restrooms and picnic tables are available. It affords free entry.

SPECIALTY:
Ribault Monument, Nature Walks, Kid's Events, Territorial Battles, History Tours, Theodore Roosevelt Area, Junior Ranger Program, National Park and Historical Buildings, Spanish Pond & Religious Sites

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Mon-Sun: 9am - 5pm

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