Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
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Amelia Island Lighthouse

Amelia Island is the northern most barrier island on Florida's east coast and the lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse still standing in Florida. The A ...

Area: Amelia Island / Fernandina Beach
215 Lighthouse Circle, Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Camp Milton Historic Preserve

History buffs and visitors can become familiar with Civil War history or enjoy scenic nature trails. Features include an education center displaying C ...

Free: Yes
Area: Westside
1175 Halsema Road North, Jacksonville, FL, 32220
Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park

Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park sits atop a bluff along the Amelia River on Estrada Street in the town of Fernandina, on the northern end of Amel ...

Area: Amelia Island / Fernandina Beach
Estrada Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Fort Caroline National Memorial

Fort Caroline memorializes the short-lived French presence in sixteenth century Florida. Here you will find stories of exploration, survival, religiou ...

Area: Arlington
12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Fort Clinch State Park

History meets nature at Fort Clinch State Park. Whether you’re a history buff, nature lover or a bit of both, enjoy exploring the unique natural and h ...

Area: Amelia Island / Fernandina Beach
2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, Florida, 32034
Kingsley Plantation

Kingsley Plantation is open seven days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Admission is ...

Area: Northside / NW Nassau County
11676 Palmetto Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32226
Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to the inland areas ...

Area: Northside / NW Nassau County
New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32226