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When Making Chief Osceola; The Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth

Event Date:

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Clewiston Museum
109 Central Ave
Clewiston, FL 33440


Butch Wilson
(863) 983-2870

Program Description:

Dr. Andrew Frank has written numerous books on the Seminoles and other Indians living in the southeastern United States. In this presentation we will explore the many myths surrounding Chief Osceola, his focuses on the army policies during the Second Seminole Indian War(1838 to 1842) and the state of the nation. Factors that birthed these myths.