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FL Humanities Grant Speaker – 400th Series

March 23, 2020

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. This special speaker series is part of the Timucuan Preserve’s Year of Remembrance events. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans forcibly brought to Virginia. While Spanish explorers had previously brought enslaved people to what became the United States, it was the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America … Read more

FL Humanities Grant Speaker – 400th Series

March 23, 2020

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. This special speaker series is part of the Timucuan Preserve’s Year of Remembrance events. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans forcibly brought to Virginia. While Spanish explorers had previously brought enslaved people to what became the United States, it was the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America … Read more

Pathways to a People

February 8, 2020

Jacksonville is home to several historic Gullah Geechee communities. Learn about Florida’s rich Gullah Geechee heritage from the residents of our Gullah Geechee communities—and the people and organizations who are helping them to document their history and preserve their culture. Presented in partnership by the U.S. National Park Service and the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor NHA.

Pathways to a People

February 8, 2020

Jacksonville is home to several historic Gullah Geechee communities. Learn about Florida’s rich Gullah Geechee heritage from the residents of our Gullah Geechee communities—and the people and organizations who are helping them to document their history and preserve their culture. Presented in partnership by the U.S. National Park Service and the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor NHA.