Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Who Knew? A Discerning Tourist’s Guidebook to Lesser Known Attractions
For 25 years beginning in 1738, Spanish ruled Florida gave sanctuary to Africans fleeing slavery in the English colonies. Fort Mose Historic State Park in Saint Augustine commemorates the site of the first chartered settlement of free Africans in America known then as Garcia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose.
Posted by Ruth Newell