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The Privilege of Remaining

Join Reflections of Manatee for a critical discussion about the Seminole people and the confrontations fought in Florida that impacted their way of life. Within the Seminole War (1817-28, 1835-42, 1855-58) were two long periods of cease-fire; long enough that Americans saw it as three wars. For the Seminole people in Florida, however, the War was an ever-present threat shaping the way they lived and the way they interacted with the American settlers during the “times of peace.” The attempts made to broker peace, trade, and even friendship during this time showed that the return to open war was not inevitable, but also why other interests ensured the end of the peace.

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Date/time: April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented By:

Dave Scheidecker, Research Coordinator at Seminole Tribe of Florida

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Event Contact:

Jean Lammie
(727) 858-5506

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Reflections of Manatee
1302 4th Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208
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