Florida's History Through Its Places
Vicinity of Bristol TORREYA STATE PARK (Gregory House) 13 mi. NE of Bristol on Fl. 12. Pre-Columbian period to 19th century. Focal point of park is Gregory House (c. 1830), 2-story, frame, Greek Revival home. Within park are 6 gun pits dug by Confederates on the bank of the Apalachicola River for cannon to prevent Union Army use of the river. Archaeological sites from Weeden Island period within park. Public. N.R. 1972.