Upcoming Florida living history events

September 4, 2010

Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Founding of St. Augustine
10:00 a.m.

The annual, historical re-enactment of Menéndez’ landing and anniversary commemorations will be held at Mission Nombre de Dios. This heritage Event begins at 10:00 a.m. and admission is free of charge to the public.

For more information, contact:
Davis Walker / La Compañía de Santiago (The Company of St. James)
Phone: 1-877-FLA-HIST [1-877-352-4478]

September 11, 2010

The St. Augustine Garrison at Fort Matanzas
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Eighteenth-century military arts and black-powder demonstrations are presented by the St. Augustine Garrison at Fort Matanzas National Monument, part of St. Augustine’s southern defenses, built in 1740 – 1742.

For more information, contact:
Mark Schmitt / St. Augustine Garrison
Phone: 1-877-FLA-HIST [1-877-352-4478]

September 25, 2010

The St. Augustine Garrison at Fort Mose
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Members of the St. Augustine Garrison present 18th-century, historical interpretation at Fort Mose State Historic Park, the site of the first, legally sanctioned free black settlement in the continental U.S., established in 1738.

For more information, contact:
Mark Schmitt / St. Augustine Garrison
Phone: 1-877-FLA-HIST [1-877-352-4478]

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