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Hontoon Island & Natural History Museum

Deland    


The first inhabitants of this lush, pristine
island on the St. Johns River were
            Timucuan Indians.
 
         

Walk the nature trail that winds through
various plant communities or stroll the
museum for insights into the islands
history and animal habitat.


Picnic Area
Rustic Cabin Rentals
Tent Camping Sites
Museum
Nature Trails
Ferry Access




 

 

A staple food of these people was
snails gathered from the river.
Discarded shells from hundreds
of years accumulated to form
two large mounds seen today.
            
 Museum Time Line

Access to Hontoon Island is
available by a state operated ferry
(no fee) that runs from 8 A.M.
daily until sundown. (left)


2309 River Ridge Road
Deland, Florida 32720
See Map Below



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