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FAAHPN and the Emancipation, Florida History Preserved

FAAHPN and the Emancipation, Florida History Preserved

Journey to Jubilee or The Official Unraveling of Slavery June 19, 2023 by Clifton P. Lewis A few days ago, I was asked by the Bartow Juneteenth Committee to...

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20th of May Emancipation in Florida Conference

20th of May Emancipation in Florida Conference

From May 18-20, 2023 the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network (FAAHPN) will host the 20th of May Emancipation in Florida Conference in Tallahassee, Florida. The purpose is to...

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Historical Markers of Hillsborough: Bealsville

Historical Markers of Hillsborough: Bealsville

Town established by 12 emancipated slaves 158 years ago remains one of Florida’s oldest Black communities In 1865, Mary Reddick, along with the families of 11 other newly freed...

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Collecting Florida’s Emancipation Stories

Collecting Florida’s Emancipation Stories

CALL FOR COLLABORATION Collecting Florida’s Emancipation Stories “The 20th of May: The History and Heritage of Florida’s Emancipation Day” Digital History Project The goal of the “The 20th of...

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Defenders of Democracy

Defenders of Democracy

Defenders of Democracy highlights some of the many African-American soldiers that served in the United States armed services. Listed below are various resources. Story Map PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan

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Spady Museum Continues ‘Black History Month’ Programming Into April

Spady Museum Continues ‘Black History Month’ Programming Into April

Delray Beach, Fla. – March 11, 2022 – Black History Month came to an end on February 28, but that doesn’t mean black history education cannot continue. Every month...

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Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum September Newsletter

Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum September Newsletter

Our Current Museum Hours Are: Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday & Sunday: CLOSED...

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African American Heritage Society August Newsletter

African American Heritage Society August Newsletter

Where Black History is recognized Every Month! SEASON RECAP As our season comes to a close, we would like to showcase a recap of all the events we were...

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2021 Journey to Emancipation Conference

2021 Journey to Emancipation Conference

DATE: December 5-7, 2021 LOCATION: AC HOTEL Tallahassee & The Parkview at Cascades Park Engage with historians, educators, archivists and political leaders on the history and facts along the...

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Florida’s Emancipation is May 20 not June 19: Here’s Why

Florida’s Emancipation is May 20 not June 19: Here’s Why

Source: Spady Museum E-newsletter In today’s world, news of a single event can be transmitted across the planet in seconds. This was not the case in April 1865, as...

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