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Realizing Community Roots of Gullah-Geechee Heritage: An Evening of Storytelling & Song

Presented by Florida Trust for Historic Preservation and St. Johns Cultural Council at Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, St. Augustine FL

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May 21 2021
Realizing Community Roots of Gullah-Geechee Heritage: An Evening of Storytelling & Song

A ticketed event as part of a fundraising campaign for the Lincolnville Museum during Historic Preservation Month.

After the Civil War, a group of Gullah-Geechee people migrated from Edisto Island, South Carolina to a new community they named Edisto, today near Mandarin on Old St. Augustine Road. Julington Baptist Church is one of the surviving structures that remains from that period.

Author Greg Estevez is the great-great-grandson of Henry Hutchinson, a former enslaved African who built the Hutchinson House on Edisto Island, South Carolina in 1885. He will share some of the oral histories of Edisto Island as told to him by past elders, long-time

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ADMISSION INFO

Virtual live streaming event: $10 (link to the webinar will be emailed on the day of the event)

In-person attendance: $50 (limited to 40 guests)

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LOCATION

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

102 Martin Luther King Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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PARKING INFO

Parking is available for museum guests along either side the museum building, behind the building (Via Pomar St), and across from the building (grass lot).

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