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Fort Mosé

Glennette Tilley Turner

Fort Mosé

and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America

by Glennette Tilley Turner

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Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menendez, Francisco, -- b. ca. 1700 -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Free African Americans -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fugitive slaves -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fort Mose Site (Fla.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- Militia -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1565-1763 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGlennette Turner.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF319.F734 T87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24053292M
    ISBN 109780810940567
    LC Control Number2009052205
    OCLC/WorldCa490077443

      50+ videos Play all Mix - The Fort Mose Story YouTube; Fort Mose - Duration: Florida Great Book Recommended for you. . In , when more than African fugitives had arrived, the Spanish established the fort and town of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose, the first legally sanctioned free black community in what is now the United States. This book tells the story of Fort Mose and the people who lived there. It challenges the notion of the American black experience as simply that of slavery, .

    Background and Historical Origins of Fort Mose Usually when we consider post contact discovery and development of North America we think about the English settling at Jamestown in or perhaps Plymouth in ; but it was the Spaniards who established the Oldest European City of the United States, St. Augustine in In St. Augustine lie the ruins of Fort Mose, built in as the first free black settlement in what would become the United States. The story of its people and their leaders will make you wonder if America might have developed more enlightened racial attitudes if the Spanish had conquered the British for possession of the New World.

    University Press of Florida Book: Fort Mose. Contributors: Kathleen Deagan and Darcie MacMahon. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Floridiana - History.   FORT MOSE RESURRECTED In , the town and Fort Mose were rebuilt at a slightly different location. The new fort was a walled enclosure with a moat, containing number of buildings. It was much larger than the first fort., about 65 meters to a side, and was open on one side along the creek. The walls of.


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Fort Mosé by Glennette Tilley Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book includes more than forty archival images, an afterword about uncovering Fort Mose (which is now part of the National Parks), a glossary, an author’s note, a bibliography, and an index.

Praise for Fort Mose Starred Review: "Turner’s graceful account clearly distinguishes between fact and supposition/5(11). 15 Fort Mose Trail St.

Augustine FL Mailing Address: PO BoxSt. Augustine, FL fascinating book. It's part biography--the story of Francisco Menendez, the black captain of the militia of St. Augustine Florida-- and a history of Fort Mose (pronounced Mosay), the first free African settlement in what later became the United States.

excellently researched, with beautifully designed pages full of art and artifact, a great addition to historical literature for kids/5.

This book tells the story of Fort Mose and the people who lived there. It challenges the notion of the American black colonial experience as only that of slavery, offering instead a richer and more balanced view of the black experience in the Spanish colonies from the arrival of Columbus to the American Revolution/5.

The second fort, constructed in and occupied for twelve years, was destroyed in Today the site of Fort Mose is a major point on the Florida Black Heritage Trail and has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This book tells the story of Fort Mose and the people who lived by: Fort Mose Historic State Park (originally known as Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose) is a U.S.

National Historic Landmark (designated as such on Octo ), located two miles north of St. Augustine, Florida, on the edge of a salt marsh on the western side of the waterway separating the mainland from the coastal barrier original site of the 18th-century fort.

The people of Mose farmed the land and the men stood guard at the fort or patrolled the frontier. Most of the Carolina fugitives married fellow escapees, but some married Indian women or slaves living in St.

Augustine. Artifacts as they are recovered during screening at Fort Mose. Archaeology has filled in some of the details about daily life. Fort Mose in St. Augustine is the site of the first legally sanctioned free African American settlement.

While the fort itself no longer stands, the site it stood on still feels full of the groundbreaking history that was made there. Inthe Spanish governor of Florida chartered the settlement of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mosa, or Fort on: 15 Fort Mose Trail, St Augustine, FL, Fort Mose is the only known free black town in the present-day southern United States that a European colonial government-sponsored.

The Fort Mose Site, today a National Historic Landmark, is the location of the second Fort Mose. Slavery in Spain predated its colonization of the Americas. Spain established its slave laws in the 13th century. Octo – Cimarrone Golf Club Cimarrone Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida () Schedule of Events Registration/Practice ampm Musket Start/Scramble pm Awards Reception & Buffet pmpm Sponsors American Legion Post Ameris Bank Anastasia Storage Center Associated Doors Inc Avis Car Rental Joseph L Boles.

The second fort, constructed in and occupied for twelve years, was destroyed in Today the site of Fort Mose is a major point on the Florida Black Heritage Trail and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

This book tells the story of Fort Mose and the people who lived there. Fort Mose is located just two miles north of the center of St. Augustine, making it an easy side trip from the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown.

The fort's existence was a testament to the power of a promise from the king of Spain – a pledge that captured the attention of African-born slaves in bondage in the Carolinas. Established inFort Mose was the first free black settlement in what is now the United States.

Located just north of St. Augustine, Florida, Fort Mose played an important role in the development of colonial North America. As Great Britain, France, Spain and other European nations competed for control of the New World and its wealth they all in varying.

Fort Mose Historic State Park is a acre waterfront historic site. The park offers picnic areas, observation and birding boardwalk, kayak launch boardwalk, a visitor center and museum. Many educational opportunities are available, particularly for visitors interested in history or wildlife viewing.

Those inclined toward history will enjoy the. Today, Fort Mose is a National Historical landmark. Artifacts that were found in Fort Mose reveal the rich culture and the traditions of the people.

The actual site of where Fort Mose was in Florida is underwater today. This is a picture of Fort Mose. This is a village that is surrounded by a tall high fence and guarded 24/7. The book includes more than forty archival images, an afterword about uncovering Fort Mose (which is now part of the National Parks), a glossary, an author’s note, a bibliography, and an index.

Praise for Fort Mose Starred Review: "Turner’s graceful account clearly distinguishes between fact and supposition. This book tells the story of Fort Mose, the first free African settlement to exist legally in colonial America, established in St.

Augustine, Florida in The text includes over forty images, as well as notes on the uncovering of the fort. Harcourt School Publishers Horizons Florida: Time for Kids Reader Grade 4 Fort Mose by HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Fort Mose Historic State Park (originally known as Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mosé) is a U.S.

National Historic Landmark (designated as such on Octo ), located two miles north of St. Augustine, Florida, on the edge of a salt marsh on the western side of the waterway separating the mainland from the coastal barrier original site of the 18th-century fort.

Captain Francisco Menéndez was a free black military leader serving the Spanish Crown in 18th-century St. Augustine, was one of the many slaves from British South Carolina that escaped to Spanish Florida looking for freedom sinceor at least more bearable slavery conditions. Francisco served as a soldier and as a captain in the black militia of Florida, a Born: before orGambia.

Fort Mose's inhabitants were mainly runaway black slaves from the British colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, who escaped to freedom to Spanish, Florida in small groups at least as early as The Spanish Governors of Florida established Fort Mose inabandoned it inbut reestablished the fort at a nearby site in This book tells the story of Fort Mose, the first free African settlement to exist legally in colonial America, established in St.

Augustine, Florida in The text includes over forty images, as well as notes on the uncovering of the fort. SAVE TO LIST LIST PRICE $ YOU SAVE $Freedom/Hope: Freedom is attained for Amari and Polly at the end of the novel when the reach Fort Mose in Florida.

However, the book shows how hard it is for slaves to acquire their own freedom. The two girls and young Tidbit face months of a hard journey, and find themselves very lucky to reach their ultimate goal.