New Smyrna Beach, Florida: New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

Photogenic ruins of what looks like an old church, but was in fact a sugar mill from the early 1800s.

Mission Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Southeast of town. From Hwy 44 turn south at the Burger King onto Mission Drive. Drive south a quarter-mile, past a fenced-in retention pond on the right. You'll see a small brown sign on the right for the Sugar Mill Ruins. Turn right on the gravel road that leads into the trees.
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Sugar mill ruins.

New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

Very pleasantly quiet park. The dirt road to get to it is very hard to see, as mentioned in a previous tip, but it's across the street from a split intersection where you can see it more clearly.

[Randy Hoopes, 03/20/2021]

Sugar mill ruins.

New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

Pay close attention! The road to turn in is not very evident. No one was here so it was nice to get out and take pics without a bunch of people around.

[Chandra Riccio, 09/09/2018]

Sugar mill ruins.

New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

An official 17 acre park features the photogenic ruins of what looks like an old church, but was in fact a sugar mill from the early 1800s. Its destruction during the Seminole Indian War put a stop to New Smyrna Beach's slave-operated molasses and sugar industries.

[Toki, 08/03/2016]

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