YULEE SUGAR MILL RUINS STATE HISTORIC SITE
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins were once
part of a thriving sugar plantation owned by David Levy Yulee. Yulee was
a member of the Territorial Legislative Council, and served in the U.S.
House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate after Florida statehood.
During a visit to this small park you will see the ruins of this once prosperous mill. Still standing are the steam boiler, crushing machinery, and large cooking kettles (all shipped from Florida from New York) used to process the sugar cane. Also remaining are the stonework chimney, well and foundation all quarried and constructed by the slaves. A small oval pathway leads visitors around the ruins to interpretive plaques that explain how the system worked.
Across the street from the ruins is the park's picnic area. A six table pavillon is available to groups on a first-come-first-serve basis. Grills and picnic tables are also scattered throughout the picnic area. Restrooms are available. There are no fees charged to visit the park.