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Oct 24, 2015 - Tomoka State Park

I relaxed for most of the day today. I only went to 2 nearby state parks, one of which I have been to before but forgot it until I got there! Spanish explorers found Indians living at what is now Tomoka State Park in a village called Nocoroco. All that remains of that village are middens that we cannot go see. Richard Oswald acquired 20,000 acres between the Halifax and Tomoka Rivers from Britain in 1766. He established the Mount Oswald plantation and he produced indigo, rice, timber, sugar, molasses, rum and oranges. The plantation was...

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