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Commemoration honors history of the Battle of Negro Fort on the Apalachicola

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2024
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The North Florida African American Corridor Project in collaboration with The 20th of May Group Culture Bearers will present a day of celebration and commemoration honoring the rich history and heritage of the old Negro Fort at Prospect Bluff Historic Sites, previously called Fort Gadsden Historic Site, in the Apalachicola National Forest in Franklin County. This free celebration of Florida's Emancipation Day offers the public a chance to visit and tour the fort, which is normally closed to the public. It's an opportunity for commemorating and celebrating the rich cultural...

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