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Fort Mose: A Hidden Jewel with Dr. Dorothy Headley Israel
As part of our continuing celebration of historic St. Augustine, Friends is pleased to welcome back Dr. Dorothy H. Israel, Professor Emeritus at Stony Brook University, New York, who will present Fort Mose: a Hidden Jewel.
A National Historic Landmark, Fort Mose: African American Community of Freedom, is the site of the first legally sanctioned free African settlement in the United States. Dr. Israel will share her thoughts and take the audience on a journey that begins before Africans landed in St. Augustine with Juan Garrido and Francisco
Program is free and open to the public but reservations are required to guarantee seating. Call the Main Library at the number below to reserve.