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Coffee and Conversations: Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Societies with Dr. Anthony Dixon

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Society

This presentation examines the history and culture of the Florida Maroons and Black Seminoles. Dr. Dixon discusses the origins and lives of both the Maroons and their development into the Black Seminoles from the 16th through 19th centuries. This presentation also includes an examination of the direct relationship between Black Seminoles and the growth of Florida through the Seminole Wars.

Dr. Dixon is the President of Archival and Historical Research Associated and Adjunct Professor at Valencia College in Orlando. Dr. Dixon specializes in African Diaspora studies and has served as the Field Director of the African American Heritage Preservation Network. His scholarly work includes two books entitled Florida’s Negro War; Black Seminoles and the Second Seminole War 1835-1842 and A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience in Florida.

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Citrus County Historical Society. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Registration is suggested but not required to attend.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 23 @ 7:00 pm -
February 23 @ 8:30 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Dr. Anthony Dixon, President, Archival and Historical Research Associates
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Lindsey Gilbert Hinnrichs
Phone:
(352) 341-6428
Email:
lindsey.gilbert@citrusbocc.com

Event Venue:

The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, Florida 34450
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Venue Phone:
(352) 341-6428

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