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Fort Mose Historic State Park

 Events at Fort Mose Historic State Park

April 26, 2014

EXPERIENCE FORT MOSE: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE YEARS IN SAINT AUGUSTINE
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May 17, 2014

EXPERIENCE FORT MOSE: IN THE NAME OF FREEDOM  THE WANING DAYS OF THE FIRST MOSE
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June 21, 2014

BATTLE OF BLOODY MOSE
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September 27, 2014

EXPERIENCE FORT MOSE: COLONIAL CHILDREN STORY TIME AND CRAFTS
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October 25, 2014

EXPERIENCE FORT MOSE: PROTECTING LA FLORIDA  BUILDING THE BLACK MILITIA
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Date: October 25, 2014 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Description:

 The event is possible through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council.

Volunteers will be onsite in period dress offering visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past. Each living history program throughout the year will offer visitors a chance to discover a different topic.  At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Dr. Sherry Johnson, Professor of History and Director of Academic Programs at the Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University, presents the history of the Black militia in the defense of Florida during the Spanish colonial period.

Participation Requirements

Fees: Regular park entry fees apply

Contact: Contact park for more information.

Directions: From St. Augustine: From downtown St. Augustine, drive north on A1A. At the carousel (you read it correctly), continue straight north on San Marco. (A1A turns right towards Vilano Beach. Don't go that way.) San Marco merges with Hwy 1. Shortly after the merge, look for a bronze statue on the right and a sign for Fort Mose. Turn right on Fort Mose Trail. Fort Mose Trail dead ends into Fort Mose picnic area and parking lot.
OR: From Hwy 1 in St. Augustine, drive north past Hwy 16. Look for a bronze statue on the right and a sign for Fort Mose. Turn right on Fort Mose Trail. Fort Mose Trail dead ends into Fort Mose picnic area and parking lot.

From Jacksonville: Drive south on Hwy 1. Turn left on Fort Mose Trail. (If you pass Hwy 16 you've missed Fort Mose Trail.) Fort Mose Trail dead ends into Fort Mose picnic area and parking lot.

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November 22, 2014

EXPERIENCE FORT MOSE: COLONIAL AUTUMN IN SPANISH FLORIDA
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