Come experience the award-winning, 278th anniversary commemoration of the 1740 Spanish victory at the “Battle of Bloody Mose” features a military encampment and combined muster of Florida Living History, Inc.’s volunteers and the Fort Mose Militia, as well as British and Scottish living-history troops from across the Southeast and local volunteers. The heritage Event culminates in a battle re-enactment between the British and Scottish invaders and the victorious Spanish defenders, along with the free black militia and Native American auxiliaries.
Fort Mose State Historic Park is the site of the first, legally sanctioned free black settlement in the continental U.S., established in 1738.
Admission to this heritage event is free. There is a Museum admission fee of $2.00 per Adult, Children age 6 and under are free.