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Fort Foster State Historic Site

 Activities at Fort Foster State Historic Site

Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive Center Florida Heritage

Accessible from parking lot #1, this center is located in the original 1930s Ranger Station of Hillsborough River State Park and offers a glimpse into the Second Seminole War and life at Fort Foster. Over 100 artifacts are on display that were found at the Fort Foster Historic Site and offer an understanding of both sides of the conflict between the Seminole nation and the US military. These displays are available from 8am - 5pm each day of the week.

Tours

Tours

Fort Foster is the only standing replica of a Second Seminole War Fort in the United States. Guided Tours of Fort Foster are offered; weather permitting, Saturdays at 2 pm & 4 pm and Sundays at 11 am. Your step back in time will begin at the park's concession located in parking lot #4. From there a tram will transport you to Fort Foster where you will see the only authentically reconstructed fort from the era of the Second Seminole Indian War (1830s). Allow approximately one-and-a-half hours for the tour.  Please note: Due to limited seating on the park tram we can not assure that all visitors will be able to enjoy this Fort Tour.

NO PETS. Call (813) 987-6771 for more details. Fort Tour and Tram Tours

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