Bourlay Historic Nature Park

851 N Canal St
Leesburg, FL 34748

This 88-acre park donated by Arthur “Buddy” Bourlay III in 1999, is an important part of Leesburg’s History. This property is the site of the first steamboat landing, the first Methodist service and was previously owned by the Lee family. Visitors not only can visit a “shot-gun” style Cracker House, but also go birding and view Lake Griffin from the lakeside trails. Thanks to our Sponsors – City of Leesburg, Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg Historical Society, Ford Press, and Alee Academy.

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