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Kingsley Plantation

Kingsley Plantation

A History of the Fort George Plantation

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Published by Eastern INternational .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPamphlet
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Open LibraryOL12183233M
ISBN 10188821323X
ISBN 109781888213232
OCLC/WorldCa234314242

  Mark Woods: At Kingsley Plantation, a th anniversary conversation. Mark Woods @TUmarkwoods Tuesday he went to Washington and led people into the . Kingsley Plantation is named for Zephaniah Kingsley, who owned and operated the plantation from to The plantation includes several structures, including the main house, kitchen house and the ruins of 25 slave cabins.

  In , Kingsley married a slave, Anna Madgigine Jai, who was born in Senegal, West Africa. She was freed by Kingsley in and, when they moved to Fort George Island, she helped Kingsley in the plantation’s management. Archaeologists have been investigating the slave community at Kingsley since pioneering work was conducted there in This date in celebrates the birth of Anna Kingsley. She was a African plantation owner, abolitionist, and former slave in America. Born Anna Madgigine Jai in Senegal, she was captured in her native country in when she was 13 years old.

Captured from her homeland in , she became first an American slave, later a slaveowner, and eventually a central figure in a free black community. Anna Kingsley’s story adds a dramatic chapter to the history of the South, the state of Florida, and the African diaspora. Kingsley Plantation, Jacksonville, Florida. 1, likes 11 talking about this 17, were here. Kingsley Plantation is the site of a former estate in 5/5(44).


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You can explore the grounds at Kingsley Plantation, which include the slave quarters, barn, waterfront, plantation house, kitchen house, and interpretive garden. The visitor contact station/bookstore is located in a s building adjacent to the plantation buildings.

The audio tour is avalible daily until pm. The tour is free but a photo. The Kingsley Plantation depicts the horrible period of slave ownership in the US, and should be visited by all to get a broader understanding of the times.

This plantation is unique in the the owner was Kingsley Plantation book polygamist and his wives were former African slaves themselves/5(). The Kingsley Plantation audio tour "The Lion's Story Teller" provides Kingsley Plantation book with an immersive experience of the past.

Freedom and Enslavement. The People of Kingsley Plantation. Discover the stories from the past. Support Your National Park. Learn about our partners or find out about volunteering through the Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) program. The book gives an extensive history of Florida's Kingsley Plantation; located on the tip of Fort George Island, between Jacksonville, FL and Amelia Island.

A Plantation where the Plantation Owner was an Anglo male (no suprise) with an African wife (surprise!!)/5(17). The book gives an extensive history of Florida's Kingsley Plantation; located on the tip of Fort George Island, between Jacksonville, FL and Amelia Island.

A Plantation where the Plantation Owner was an Anglo male (no suprise) with an African wife (surprise!!)Cited by:   Kingsley Plantation offers the opportunity to encounter this doubled-faced reality in the complex lives of Anta Majigeen Ndiaye (Anna Kingsley) and Zephaniah Kingsley.

Instructions for the Teacher The teacher’s document is 41 pages, consisting of background information and four sections corresponding to the student notebook. Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley (born Anta Madjiguene Ndiaye) (18 June – April or May ) was a West African from present-day Senegal who was enslaved and sold in Cuba.

She became the wife of a plantation owner, and then a planter and slaveholder in her own right as a free black in early 19th-century Florida. She was born in as a princess of the Wolof : Anta Madjiguene Ndiaye, 18 JuneModern.

Members of C-SPAN School Bus crew visited the Kingsley Plantation which was a former slave labor facility. Report Video Issue Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos. The Kingsley Plantation’s sweeping view of the river. (Photo: Bonnie Gross) This family moved to the Kingsley Plantation inwhere, still under Spanish rule, Anna was able to become her husband’s business partner, own her own plantation and, strangely enough, own her own slaves.

Kingsley Plantation Amelia Island FL. For a new perspective on southern antebellum agriculture, the Kingsley Plantation still stands and is part of the preserved Florida National Park.

As the name suggests, Kingsley Plantation was named after Zephaniah Kingsley, who was the owner of the plantation between the years and InKingsley bought this plantation on Fort George Island—or, more correctly, his wife bought it.

Under Spanish law, Anna Kingsley was legally entitled to own her own property—including. I picked this book up a couple of weeks ago when we drove up to Kingsley Plantation for a bike ride around the island.

I had heard bits and pieces of the history of the place before and the idea of a free African woman running a plantation intrigued me no end/5. I found Kingsley Plantation unique, in that the original plantation house and slave quarters are still standing. You are able to walk the grounds, and imagine yourself in the past and feel what slavery actually was.

There are many exhibits that are accessible on a self-guided /5(). Get directions, reviews and information for Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville, FL. The plantation house at Kingsley dates toand is the oldest plantation house still standing in the state of Florida.

The house was designed so that windows on all sides of the rooms would allow breezes to cross-ventilate. The plantation is located along the beautiful Ft. George River where many Florida water birds can be observed. The park offers a dock. Kingsley Plantation house tours are every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 3 pm (reservations required, call ).

The lives of Zephaniah Kingsley and his wife Anna, herself a former slave illustrate this unique and little known part of Florida's history. Historic structures include the barn, kitchen house, the remains of 25 tabby slave cabins, and the planter’s house, which is the oldest standing plantation era house in Florida.

By Gary McKechnie Odds are, as you head east along Hecksher Drive, you’ll miss the entrance to the Kingsley Plantation, part of acre Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve east of Jacksonville.

There’s a sign that points the way, but nothing really to explain what was happening here roughly years ago. Even when I began heading toward the plantation, the mystery remained.

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