Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area, Merritt Island

Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
From Ice Age animals to Native Americans to early pioneers, Pine Island Conservation Area has a rich history. Mastodon tusks, pottery sherds, and 19th century farm tools found on site help piece together the story of this special place. Come inside the oldest standing home in Brevard County, the 1875 Sams family cabin. Travel back in time here and along the paved trail where interactive exhibits highlight Pine Island's many past inhabitants. The site also features the 1888 Sams House, a history garden, and a Native American burial mound.
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  • We like to hike when on holiday, and I found this place on Google, never heard of it before, and what a find. We arrived mid morning, and the heat was beginning to build, we spoke to a really...  more »
  • Took Grandchildren there twice, very informative staff and nice hiking trails.Great amount of history.  more »
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  • County owned and operated precious piece of history. Step back in time. Better than 1000$ a day disney junket. Thank you folks for selling to the county instead of cashing out. Cultural attractions rock
  • a little piece of history! great place to see

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