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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.

Events include:
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.


March 18, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fort Mose Historic State Park
15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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