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Outing
History and Culture Tour of Guana State Park

When:

Oct 18, 2008
9 a.m. - lunchtime

Details:

Join us for a 3-hour tour with Guana Volunteer Tom Barry and learn about the history and culture from the time of aboriginal and Timicuan Indians to the Spanish and British periods. Learn about the archaelogical dating of pottery samples and get an introduction into Timicuan culture. Learn about the British plantations of Grants Villa and Mount Pleasant and the Minorcan period of Guana.

Please meet at 9 a.m. at the trail head for the Guana trails which are about 200 yards beyond the dam. There is a $3 entrance fee to Guana. Please bring water, lunch, sun tan lotion and bug repellent. No reservations needed. Children are welcome. Cultural and historical guide Tom Barry.

Contact Information:

Northeast Florida Group
Brian Paradise
bgparadise@comcast.net

Directions:

NEAR: Ponte Vedra Beach

The entrance to Guana (Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Reserve) and the dam is on the west side of AIA approximately 17 miles south of Butler Boulevard. The entrance is just north of the Gate service station on AIA.
     
     

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