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Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

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Fascinating place

I enjoyed my visit here. Such a fascinating piece of southern history. The ruins are of a time gone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
shonas804
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Auckland, New Zealand
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The Ruins

Well we were surprised that the plantation ruins were just down the road from the rv park we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guide19292669713
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Deltona, Florida
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County Road 2001, Flagler Beach, FL
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit here. Such a fascinating piece of southern history. The ruins are of a time gone by and you can only wonder at how it would have been. A great visit and walk here. Make sure you have $4 to pay the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we were surprised that the plantation ruins were just down the road from the rv park we were staying at. It's a beautiful ride down a dirt road covered by tree's. A deer walked across the road on our way out. Nice nature trails...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a resident of the Ormond Beach area, it is certainly interesting History to hear and see evidence of the once thriving industry of sugar that once dominated the area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told the story of this plantation from the gentleman at the Flagler Historical Museum. Otherwise we would have miss this history. The road in from the main road ( Old King's Road) is unpaved and goes for a long distance until you reach...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We were not sure what to expect, but this was an interesting little spot to learn some history. Nice short hikes and nice areas both inside and out for a picnic lunch.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a very cool place to go. I believe it would be better to go when it's cooler out because we are eaten alive by bugs in June. But still an awesome place to see, like going back in the past. I plan to...More

Thank Kurt7678
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Quite a neat little park. Make sure to follow the road until you see the sign for the state park. The address we used took us down a road that lead to a senior camping/retirement home are. The road into the park was a really...More

1  Thank Louis F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Our family really enjoys history and the Bulow Plantation did not disappoint! It is a long way down a narrow dirt road but it is so worth it. The ruins are extremely interesting and there are interpretive signs all over as well. While we were...More

Thank 340cruiser
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very interesting and historical. Be prepared with walking shoes Nd mosquito spray. Bring water and a hat. Great place for families and educational.

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

WOW! This was a hidden gem to find at the end of a narrow dirt road. The sugar mill ruins are nicely marked so you know what you're looking at. Then there is an interpretive display providing more history. It was raining during oyr visit...More

1  Thank cwvw79
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Ruth g
9 February 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Ruth G is absolutely correct. I am sorry for the folks' terrible experience but they are doing people a disservice by posting the review to the wrong park. We had a gret time at the plantation which only has one entrance... More
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Charles and Jud... Y
10 January 2016|
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Response from Glen32169 |
Dogs are allowed as I saw the station with bags available
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Darrell B
8 June 2015|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a huge parking lot. Also, you would be traveling down a long dirt road with palm trees and underbrush close to the path that simulates what the approach would have been like when the plantation was inhabited... More
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