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Middle Passage Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony and Marker Installation

at Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine FL

Feb 07 2015
Middle Passage Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony and Marker Installation

 Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony at Castillo de San Marcos, north lawn, noon to honor Africans who died in the transatlantic voyage known as the Middle Passage and the survivors who built the nation. The ceremony will include a Native American blessing, historical statement on St. Augustine as the first permanent European/African/Native American settlement in the U.S., prayers for ancestors by diverse faith representatives, and a traditional libation by spiritual advisor Malidoma Some. Those in attendance will be encouraged to participate in

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Castillo de San Marcos - ceremony at noon Mission Nombre de Dios - marker unveiling at 3:00 pm

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

LOCATION

Castillo de San Marcos

1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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