This state park features the well preserved remains of a large earthen Confederte fortification constructed in 1863 to protect the crossing of the north Florida railroad bridge across the Suwanee River. This bridge and fort were among the objectives of the U.S. campaign of 1864, which began in Jacksonville and ended 50 miles east of this site where the Union forces were dealth a substantial defeat at the Battle of Olustee.
The park is open daily from 8:00 AM to sundown. Admission is $5 per vehicle, $4 single occupant vehicle, and $2 for pedestrians and bicycles.
The Florida Public Archaeology Network is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past.
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