Gypsy Journal RV: Fort Christmas Historical Park

WASHINGTON — Just a few miles west of the Kennedy Space Center, where America’s rockets lift off to the new frontiers of outer space, you will find a wonderful historical park that celebrates a time in history when Florida was the frontier. It was a time when hostile Indians and the very land itself challenged the survival of the pioneers who lived here.

Fort Christmas Historical Park, in Christmas, Florida, will take you back in time and show you what life was like for the early Florida “crackers” and the soldiers who protected them from the Seminole Indians who resisted the settlers’ encroachment onto their lands.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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