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Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607, with Michael Francis

Event Date:

August 12 @ 2:00 pm


Sulphur Springs Heritage Museum
1101 E. River Cove St
Tampa, FL 33604


Norma Robinson
(813) 935-9402

Program Description:

In this talk, which complements our traveling exhibit “Florida before Statehood,” Dr. Michael Francis explores the early history of European settlement efforts in Florida. Learn about the remarkably rich, yet much neglected history of colonization in the US southeast in the 16th Century, a process that began almost a century before Jamestown