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"Re-Investigating Fort Mose" lecture by Dr. Lori Lee
Boardwalk over salt marshes at Fort Mose Historic State Park near St. Augustine. Photo by Lucy Beebe Tobias.
The St. Augustine Archaeological Association hosts a virtual lecture discussing the impact of climate change and human activity on historic sites.
As climate change threatens cultural heritage sites, it is necessary that we mitigate impacts to our most significant sites before rising tides claim them. Fort Mose, the first legally sanctioned free African American settlement in what became the United States, is certainly a site that merits urgent intervention.
The Archeological Association's collaborative research project at Fort Mose builds on earlier archaeology at the site in an effort to discover more about the lives of the people that lived and worked here over time. They areView more
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The host will let you in at 6:45 PM.