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Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Society

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Society

The Pinellas County African American History Museum presents “Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Society” by professor Anthony Dixon. 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. Registration and admission is not required to attend. Museum parking is available on Grant St.

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Pinellas County African American History Museum. 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, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

November 4 @ 7:00 pm -
November 4 @ 8:00 pm

Other

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

Event Contact:

Sandra Rooks
Phone:
(727) 480-7572
Email:
info@curtismuseum.org

Event Venue:

Pinellas County African American History Museum
1101 Marshall Street
Clearwater, FL 33755 United States
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Phone:
(727) 480-7572
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