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Ormond Tomb Park

3268 Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach, FL
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Just Happened Upon

A nice, small little park with a playground, a few picnic tables and a modern restroom. BUT... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Calvin L
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
Hidden History

The burial mound sits just off the road, essentially in someone's backyard. We at first found this... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Gaseoustania
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Lake Helen, Florida
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3268 Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach, FL
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A nice, small little park with a playground, a few picnic tables and a modern restroom. BUT, Just behind the restrooms, up a very small hill is the tomb of John Ormond, out in the middle of no-where and like stated earlier, practically in some...More

Thank Calvin L
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The burial mound sits just off the road, essentially in someone's backyard. We at first found this odd, but were glad that it wasn't just razed, which has been done before. The mound was a bit difficult to find. There is a park across the...More

Thank Gaseoustania
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a real Florida park. The parking is in sand as well as most of the park. There are not many trees for shade so the park can be a hot experience. There are restrooms, playground equipment, picnic tables. Located along the scenic Loop...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We've driven past James Ormond Park a hundred times and never stopped, until yesterday when we had an hour to kill. I wanted to read the historical marker, and was interested to find out that Ormond Beach was named after James Ormond II, who moved...More

1  Thank FancyFree55
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Ormond Beach is named for James Ormond I, a Scotch-Irish sea captain commissioned by King Ferdinand VII of Spain to bring Franciscan settlers to the area. His son, James Ormond II died in 1829 and is buried in Ormond Tomb Park. My question is.. Why...More

2  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The name, because of the word "Tomb" in it, makes this park sound like it would be a morbid place to go. Indeed it's not. Lots of playground equipment for the kids and it appears to be well maintained.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

If your up in the Loop in North Ormond this is a nice place to stop and let the kids run some energy off, plenty to climb and play on, pavilions and bathrooms, you won't find this place is very busy, you will probably enjoy...More

Thank Blakestyle
Reviewed 1 December 2014

When cruising the Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Tomb Park is a good place for a rest stop. It is the final resting place for James Ormond, an original plantation owner and namesake of Ormond Beach. The site has a playground for the kids and restrooms...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This park is right off the road along the Loop. It's worth stopping if you have an interest. I can't really imagine anyone going all the way out there for the playground or to see the grave?? The actual grave is tucked in the back...More

Thank loneflower1
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