Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens (Port Orange, FL)
By Joyce Marsh, Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury
(Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC)
  Port Orange Florida is home to one of the most beautiful parks in the area, known as Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens.   One of the most striking features of the park, is this amazing tree.  This is the Conferate Oak, a magnificent tree located in the Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens in Port Orange Florida. This amazing tree is known as the Confederate Oak because according to legend, Confederate Soldiers frequently camped under it.   The Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens are located within walking distance of my home and I frequently walk there to relax and admire nature and the beauty of this park.  Also in the park are the ruins of the Dunlawton Sugar Factory, ruins of Bongoland which was an amusement park in the 50's, and there is also a Human Sundial.  The park is beautiful year round and ab...
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By Joyce Marsh, Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury
(Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC)
If you are in Port Orange, don't miss out on a visit to one of the most unusual parks in Florida.  The Dunlawton Plantation and Sugar Mill is the official name, but known to area residents as "Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens",  a  12 acre park owned by  Volusia County.There is a historic Oak tree located in the middle of the park, A huge Oak tree known as "The Confederate Oak" estimated to be hundreds of years old.  It is said that confederate soldiers often camped under the huge tree, waiting for fresh supplies of salt and sugar from the mills.The Dunlawton Plantation and Sugar Mill was a plantation that was destroyed by the Seminoles at the beginning of the Second Seminole War. The ruins are located at 950 Old Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange, Florida.  http://dunlawtonsugarmillgardens.org/i...
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