This historic site, operated from 1813-1839 by Zephaniah Kingsley, who lived with his wife, Anna Madgigine Jai (purchased as a slave but freed in 1811), is located on Fort George Island.
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 free. Self-guided tours are available during the fall, and Ranger-guided programs are available by appointment in winter and summer. The plantation house is closed during the week for structural work. Weekend tours are available on a limited basis at 11:00 a.m. and 3 p.m., please call ahead for reservations.
Junior Ranger activity booklets are now available for kids ages 4-7 and 8-12. Kids who complete the activity booklet will earn a Junior Ranger badge. Booklets contain activities from both Kingsley Plantation and Ribault Club and kids must go to both sites to complete booklet and earn their badges. Estimate 30-40 minutes per site for kids activities. Kingsley Plantation is open daily, 9am to 5pm. Ribault Club is open Wed-Sun, 9am to 5pm. Sites are approx. 5 miles apart.