Evergreen Hills Plantation
The second tract was at the east end of Lake Lafayette, Florida and bordered a 2nd tract of Chemonie Plantation on the east. Green's Evergreen Hills Plantation, with Benjamin's Vendura Plantation and Thomas Peter's Woodlawn Plantation, would form the community hub of Chaires, Florida. In 2000 the community of Chaires was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Today the Chaires-Capitola Community Park, the neighborhoods around Chaires Cross Road, Green Oak Drive, Boykin Road, Boyette Lane, Bucklake Road, Farraway Farms and others occupy the land.
The Leon County Florida 1860 Agricultural Census shows that the Evergreen Hills Plantation had the following:
- Improved Land: 3600 acres (15 km²)
- Unimproved Land: 3100 acres (13 km²)
- Cash value of plantation: $53,600
- Cash value of farm implements/machinery: $900
- Cash value of farm animals: $11,460
- Number of slaves: 135
- Bushels of corn: 6000
- Bales of cotton: 350
During Florida's Territorial Period (1821-1845). Green A. Chaires along with brothers Benjamin of Vendura Plantation and Thomas Peter of Woodlawn Plantation moved to Leon County establishing very large plantations. Green Chaires' first plantation started large and eventually grew to 20,000 acres (80 km²) and had a large home on Lake Lafayette. During the 2nd Seminole War of 1835-1842, Chaires' wife and two of his children along with several slaves were massacred and the home was destroyed.
Aside from being a plantation owner, Green Chaires built the state's first plank road, which connected Leon County plantations to the Gulf Coast shipping communities of Newport and St. Marks. Also on the transportation end, Chaires was on the 1861-1865 Board of Directors of the Tallahassee Railroad. 
- Rootsweb Plantations
- Largest Slaveholders from 1860 Slave Census Schedules
- 1845 voters
- Paisley, Clifton; From Cotton To Quail, University of Florida Press, c1968.
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