Location: Bulow Plantation Ruins Historical State Park/Fairchild Oak
The Bulow Parks Historic Alliance, Inc. is a Citizens Support Organization in the State of Florida for Bulow Plantation Ruins/Bulow Creek State Parks.
Our Mission is to promote activities to conserve, enhance, and interpret the cultural, historic, natural, scenic, and recreational resources of the Bulow State Parks.
The purpose of the non-profit “Friends of” or Citizens Support Organization, is to assist the park in both fundraising and staffing through sponsorship of park events, volunteer recruitment and organization, participating in community events. We are the 84th Citizen's Support Organization in the State of Florida. The CSO will focus on funding and enhancing educational outreach opportunities as well as scientific research and management opportunities. The CSO shall seek grants; accept gifts and bequests of money, as well as tangible property and real estate. The CSO will generate and create additional resources and will acquire, receive, hold, invest and administer in its own name securities, funds, objects of value or other property, real or personal. The CSO will make expenditures and distributions to or for the benefit of the parks they represent. The CSO shall operate as a not-for-profit organization whose best interest lie in the preservation, protection, interpretation, promotion and enhancement of Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park .
The Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic Sate Park and the Fairchild Oak at Bulow Creek State Park Bus Tour is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 and will begin at 9 am and return by 12 pm.
The tour provides an opportunity to step back into the history of an 1830's sugar plantation and to help introduce some of the mindset and culture during those times.
The tour will begin behind the City Hall in Bunnell (behind the old Court House) which provides ample parking.
You should arrive in the parking area no later than 8:50 a.m. for check-in. There will be an on-board briefing and the tour departs promptly at 9:00 a.m. in an air-conditioned bus. The tour will cover the Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park and the Fairchild Oak located in the Bulow Creek State Park. (Both areas provide comfort stops). Living history interpreter James D. Fiske of the Bulow Parks Historic Alliance, Inc. and the Flagler County Historical Society, will be covering the material and locations. Park staff will conduct the tour of the ruins.
The fee for the tour is $20.00 per person. Reservations are required and a minimum of 10 people are needed for the tour and the bus can handle up to 20.
Please contact James Fiske at (386) 437-5338 to reserve.