Fort Caroline National Memorial


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Fort Caroline National Memorial

Address:12713 Fort Caroline Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Phone:904-641-7155
Fax:904-641-3798
Web: www.nps.gov/foca/
Size: 138 acres.
Established: Authorized on September 21, 1950.
Location:Along the Saint Johns River, 13 miles east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Memorial is a unit of Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve (see separate entry).
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, guided tour.
Special Features:Two centuries of French and Spanish colonial rivalry in North America began here with the establishment of a French Huguenot settlement in 1564-1565.

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