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Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins

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Address: 3400 N Museum Pt, Homosassa, FL 34446 / 34448, Crystal River, FL 34428-6207
Phone Number: 352-795-3817
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We had driven by several times and finally decided to take a picnic lunch to the park across the road that has picnic tables and parking. The plaques around the remains of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
CostaRicaMama
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Homosassa, Florida
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Homosassa, Florida
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had driven by several times and finally decided to take a picnic lunch to the park across the road that has picnic tables and parking. The plaques around the remains of the sugar mill are quite informative, both of the process and the history of the area.

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Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Small park but if your into old Florida history it is worth seeing. There are restrooms across the street at the park. There is also a natural spring on the way down the road worth stopping at, you can't swim there, but there are turtles and fish and a dog park.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a part of the local history that unless I had seen would never have know that they made sugar here. There is not much to it but is significant to the area and its development/history. It is nice to learn things about other places in the United States. Also lets you know that Florida is not just Mickey... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

My wife and I passed this while in town and decided to check it out. It is interesting to see the technology they employed to process the sugar cane into sugar. It is not manned and could be potentially hazardous for small children if left unattended. It's probably not worth going out of the way for, but worth seeing if... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

10 minutes of your time maximum. Worth the drive to kill a little time. Unfortunately it is not manned, and is directly on the side of the road.

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Beverly Hills, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

, Very interesting place gives you the local sugar business of years back, has the ruins of the equipment and how it was operating, the day we were there a older man new all the history of the operations and just how everything worked. Great information from him I ask if he was a guide or what, he replied he... More 

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Thank Ronald S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The history of this area would be incomplete without seeing and learning about sugar mills. This sugar mill tells the story. Nearby are restaurants, bars, a museum about printing is within sight of the sugar mill. Lots of things to see and do in Old Homosassa.

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Thank Pat H
Crystal River, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Ruins area is small. You walk around and read the plaques. Good for history buffs but not very exciting for young children or teenagers.

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Thank Bigal1217
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

It was interesting to see the sugar mill ruins. Not much left there. It won't take long to walk around it.

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Burleson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

These ruins tell the story of the sugar business in the plantations of Florida. There are explanations of the sugar making process and there are good remnants of the mill on site. The site is very small but the information is intriguing.Most of all, the price is right, free.

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