James Ormond, Plantation Owner (?–1807) Originally a Scottish sea captain, he received a 2000 acre land grant near present day Tomoka State Park. He is known for his indigo and cotton plantation “Damietta” and Ormond Beach is named after him. He was killed in 1807 by a runaway slave. FLOR500, Garden 338
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James Ormond, Plantation Owner

(?–1807)

Originally a Scottish sea captain, he received a 2000 acre land grant near present day Tomoka State Park. He is known for his indigo and cotton plantation "Damietta” and Ormond Beach is named after him. He was killed in 1807 by a runaway slave.




 




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