A VivaFlorida 500 Presentation Fort Mose St. Augustine, Florida
A Viva Florida 500 Presentation Fort Mose St. Augustine, Florida
The First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America, June 19, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 N. W. Ninth Ct., Pompano Beach, Fla. To RSVP call (954)357-7670 Using SKYPE Technology, The Fort Mose Historical Society will present the fascinating history of Fort Mose, an African-American Community of Freedom in what is now the United States. Enslaved Africans seeking freedom and a better life undertook a dangerous journey to Spanish Florida, with the help of regional Yemassee Native Americans. Come and learn more about the first “Underground Railroad.