Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

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Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
Bulow Plantation Ruins HSP - Ruins.jpg
Sugar mill ruins
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is located in Florida
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
Location Flagler County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Bunnell, Florida
Coordinates 29°26′10″N 81°08′28″W / 29.43611°N 81.14111°W / 29.43611; -81.14111Coordinates: 29°26′10″N 81°08′28″W / 29.43611°N 81.14111°W / 29.43611; -81.14111
Area 109 acres (44 ha)
Built 1836
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection
NRHP Reference # 70000185[1]

Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is a Florida State Park in Flagler Beach, Florida. It is three miles west of Flagler Beach on CR 2001, south of SR 100, and contains the ruins of an ante-bellum plantation. The original plantation was begun in 1821, growing indigo, cotton, rice, and sugar cane. The property was acquired by the State of Florida in 1945 and dedicated as a State Historic Park in 1957. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on 29 September 1970.[2]

Fauna[edit]

Among the wildlife of the park are bald eagles, swallow-tailed kites, and Florida manatees.

Recreational activities[edit]

Activities include hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, canoeing and kayaking, and picnicking. Amenities include a 6.8 mile hiking trail, a boat ramp, and a screened picnic pavilion. Bulow Creek is recognized as a State Canoe Trail. The park's interpretive center features original artifacts and exhibits about the Bulow Plantation.[3]

Hours[edit]

The park is open between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Thursday through Monday. Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Dedication ceremopnies for Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park - Bunnell, Florida". Florida Memory Project. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park". Florida State Parks. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 

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