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Sugar Mill Ruins

600 Mission Dr, Smyrna, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-8514
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Sugar Mill ruins

Do you know how sugar was ground a long time ago? This place is a national site. Old Mission Road... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
purpleiris2018
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
A must do for history lovers

I'm not one to just sitting on a beach and instead search out interesting historical finds. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wbullseye
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Windermere, Florida
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“nature trail” (15 reviews)
“mission drive” (4 reviews)
“dirt road” (4 reviews)
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600 Mission Dr, Smyrna, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-8514
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Do you know how sugar was ground a long time ago? This place is a national site. Old Mission Road is named after this place. Quiet and serene.

Thank purpleiris2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not one to just sitting on a beach and instead search out interesting historical finds. The Coquina Sugar Factory ruins is one of those places and would only be of interest for those who like history. The ruins are easy to find from the...More

3  Thank wbullseye
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I love finding small historical places off the beaten path. We had a beautiful, sunny spring day to explore and take pictures. The walking trail was very short. No way to get lost. The parking is free and the place is easy to find though...More

2  Thank GottaSmile_2010
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This place is neat to see, but we had the unfortunate situation of a couple that was acting suspicious and was asking us for money and then stayed by our car. We looked at two areas and decided to watch the odd couple that were...More

2  Thank JollyCruise
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

this was quite intrested i love looking at history not kept up very well but interesing new smyrma beach

1  Thank Shirley C
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

My husband (who uses a wheel chair) and I spent a very pleasant two hours touring this outstanding historic park like area. The machinery, old partial buildings and grounds were a real treat to explore. All the signage was good and very educational. The 17...More

3  Thank joy12Blairsville_GA
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

A bit disappointing. Not well marked off the highway. The parking is for about 3 cars. The ruins are small, plan to spend an hour tops and that would include the nature path.

Thank Anita M
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Fun little stop to see some more history of the area. The information throughout the park about the history of the ruins is helpful in invisioning it in it’s era. The enterance is a bit hard to find - the sign is small and blends...More

1  Thank sarahjO2376XC
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This place is full of history. It is kinda hard to see exactly where to turn, but it is marked. Very clean park setting. Has the ruins to look at and some of the old equipment. Neat to read about. If in the area, worth...More

1  Thank SHERREE K
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love to be transported to another place in time, and this place did not disappoint I'm a very visual person so I could picture would it could have been, as a working factory. The information plaques give you a breakdown of what happened...More

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Velvet0
20 June 2018|
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Response from purpleiris2018 | Reviewed this property |
Of course. Dogs are required to be on a leash and ground can be a bit tricky for their feet!
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TallahasseeDan
11 June 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is wheelchair accessible.
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Kay H
17 January 2015|
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Response from shlmstr | Reviewed this property |
It's about 5 miles to the beach (Atlantic Ocean).
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