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Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park

Us 90, Olustee, FL 32072
+1 386-758-0400
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Amazing but a slight warning

I loved walking the battlefield and seeing the museum. Not knowing anything about the site befor I... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2015
790abbyg
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Catonsville, Maryland
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Hallow Ground

Wow! to walk the very field where this horrible battle took place, to read the path signs telling... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2015
Gabrielle L
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Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Average13%
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“civil war” (11 reviews)
“major battle” (4 reviews)
“re enactment” (3 reviews)
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Us 90, Olustee, FL 32072
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

I loved walking the battlefield and seeing the museum. Not knowing anything about the site befor I got there, I expected just the battlefield and a few monuments, so I definitely got more than I bargained for with the walking trail and museum. Overl it...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

Wow! to walk the very field where this horrible battle took place, to read the path signs telling the historic facts, and seeing the faces (in picture) of the few of the many that lost their lives during this brief but large casualties part of...More

2  Thank Gabrielle L
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

During a road trip I decided to pull off and visit the Olustee Battlefield Historic Park with my children. It is a short drive off the exit by about 10 minutes. The park museum is unattended but fairly well done and does a decent job...More

Thank Todd M
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

It is a bit of a hike from St.Augustine but the area is well marked. The battlesite park is quite a good size and you are able to walk the battle. The signage is very good but is starting to fade from the sun. It...More

1  Thank Lorne R
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

My wife and I have visited many civil war sites up and down the east coast, and we were excited for the opportunity to visit Olustee Battlefield. It was interesting to read up on the history of the battle as well as the events leading...More

Thank RichmondRoadtripper
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

OK, so the state has not invested much in this site of the largest Civil War Battlefield in Florida. But in conjunction with the US Forest Service there is a nice 1 mile walking trail that interprets the battle. A new visitor center is in...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

I’ve been to a few of the larger battlefields, so I knew I wouldn’t get the experience here as I did in Gettysburg or Antietam but this place was lacking. It was the site of really the only major battle in the State of Florida...More

Thank kliq6
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

This park is a great place for a historical civil war experience and for a short walk. It is well maintained, nice paths, picnic table area, allows pets and has a small but highly informative museum. We have been back several times already, including the...More

1  Thank FloridaKeysBella
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We are not history buffs but like to go to local events. this was amazing. all participants take it very seriously, not just the soldiers but the camp followers and traders are all there and stay in character for the whole weekend living in tents...More

1  Thank merionvw
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

not a bad little place. i have been to over 100 civil war sites and this was a nice one.short movie tells about the battle. a short walking trail with markers was nice too.

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