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

Event Date:

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208


Kathryn Rohlwing
(941) 749-7165

Program Description:

Dr. Andrew Frank is an ethnohistorian for Florida State University whose research focuses on the history of the Florida Seminoles and the Native South. Frank’s talk will explore the life and legacy of Chief Osceola, a leader of the Seminole resistance during the Seminole Wars.

Reception with light refreshments to follow (Manatee Village will close at 7pm).

Free admission and parking. No RSVP required. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Open to the public. Ages 13 & up recommended.