Fort Mose Founders Day takes place on Saturday, March 18, 2023 — 10:00am-12:00pm. This special event celebrates the Founding of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose – the first legally sanctioned free Black community in what is now the United States.
10:00am – Ceremony with Respect to Flag, prayer, welcome, 25th Anniversary Announcements
10:30am – Spanish Governor Don Manuel de Montiano Speech, priest blessing, Francisco Menendez Speech
11:15am – Interactive program with Militia / Spanish soldiers & Ladies of Mose re-enactors, Bring Fort Mose to Life
12:00om – Closing Ceremony
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Event is weather sensitive.
Image used is from Fort Mose website.