A replica for the original fort, built in 1837 during the Seminole Indian War, anchors the 25-acre park that also features a traditional Florida "Cracker" house, seven pioneer homes, a sugar cane mill and historical farming equipment.
The historical park also includes several picnic pavilions (including a large one that is covered and screened), restroom facilities, a unique themed children's playground, a baseball diamond, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts.
The park is open Tuesday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the summer and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the winter. Access to the fort museum is 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The park is closed Mondays. Admission is free.