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Kiwita Nature Center: British Plantations in Clay County

Explore nature exhibits and speak with park naturalists with a special guest speaker at 11 a.m., Vishi Garig. This lecture centers on the British period of occupation in Clay County: 1763 to 1783. The lecture talks about which plantations were located where, who owned them, why they were here, what they grew on them, who worked on them and what happened to them after the Spanish regained control of Florida. Other topics discussed are the Treaty of Paris, the American Revolution and its effect on Florida.

Please register for the FREE presentation by Vishi Garig at

Registration opens Wednesday, December 4 at 7 a.m. For groups of 10 or more, please contact the park directly at 904-529-8058.

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