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Come All Ye Bold Heros: The "Evil Necessity"

Presented by Florida Living History and Castillo de San Marcos National Monument at Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine FL

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Apr 06 2019
Come All Ye Bold Heros: The "Evil Necessity"

The COME ALL YE BOLD HEROES heritage Event will mark the role of the Royal Navy in British East Florida and the colonial port of St. Augustine during the American Revolution, including a re-enactment of a raid by a press gang along St. George Street.

COME ALL YE BOLD HEROES: The “Evil Necessity” heritage Event will mark the role of the Royal Navy in British East Florida and the colonial port of St. Augustine during the American Revolution, including a re-enactment of a 1777 raid by a naval press gang along St. George Street, seeking to forcibly impress (that “evil necessity”) locals into service aboard His Majesty’s fleet.

 

This Event takes place at at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, St. George Street, and the Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine, FL, the former

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ADMISSION INFO

There is a Castillo admission fee of $15 per adult (age 16 and older); children (age 15 and younger) enter for free, but must be accompanied by an adult.  Admission to Sgt. Batten’s recruitment speech at 4PM on the Castillo lawn and the “press gang” re-enactment along St. George Street are free of charge to the public. 

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PHOTOS

  • Musket Volley

LOCATION

Castillo de San Marcos

1 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084

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