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Flight to Freedom

Presented by Fort Mose Historical Society and Florida Living History at Fort Mose Historic State Park, St. Augustine FL

Feb 13 2016
Flight to Freedom

FLIGHT TO FREEDOM AT FORT MOSE HISTORIC STATE PARK --Follow the journey of freedom seekers to Spanish St. Augustine from South Carolina-- The first documented escaped slaves arrived in Saint Augustine in 1687. From 1687 through the end of the First Spanish Period in 1763, freedom seekers in ever increasing numbers made the dangerous and arduous journey from the rice and indigo plantations in coastal South Carolina to the sanctity of Spanish Florida by the granting of freedom according to Carlos II’s Royal Proclamation of 1693. Flight to

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ADMISSION INFO

This event is free. Admission to the Visitor Center is $2.00 per person, children 5 and younger are free. Visitor Center admission is not required for this event.

Email: vicki.tiseth@dep.state.fl.us

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Tours will pause from 11:30 to 12:30pm for a break for the re-enactors. Other activities will be available.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Fort Mose Historic State Park

15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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