Fort Mosé

free African settlement by Glennette Tilley Turner

Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers in New York

Written in English
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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 LibraryOL23981249M
ISBN 109780810940567
LC Control Number2009052205
OCLC/WorldCa490077443

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) City Gainesville Donor. Fort Mose: Earliest Free African-American Town. in. the United States. Kathleen. A. Deagan and Jane Landers. F. ORT. MosE-or Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose-was established near St. Augustine, Florida, in. and is generally held to be the first legally sanctioned free black town in the United States. Since. it has been. Another too-little-known chapter in African-American history is revealed in this rich story of the first free black settlement to legally exist in what later became the United States. Founded in in St. Augustine in what was then Spanish Florida, Fort Mose offered sanctuary to slaves who escaped from English colonies. It would become home to approximately : Glennette Tilley Turner.   Fort Mose (pronounced “Moh-say”) Historic State Park, located just north of St. Augustine, FL preserves the site of the first free black community in what is now the United States. Some years ago, the shrewd Spanish government offered asylum to slaves escaping British colonies in the Carolinas.

In , the first legally sanctioned free black settlement was established in what would become the United States. El Pueblo de Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose, popularly known as Fort Mose, was a community of former slaves who pledged allegiance to the King of Spain, became Catholic, and agreed to defend Spanish controlled Florida from invaders. Fort Mose and the man who led it, Francisco Menendez, are some of the richest and most forgotten pieces of Florida and St Augustine history that exist. Fort Mose is a wonderful State Museum that will enrich the life of anyone who visits it, open from Thursday to Monday and only costs $ to get in. Fort Mose was a real destination for slaves believe it or not. Fort Mose was the first destination for slaves to go to. Fort Mose is located a couple miles just to the north of St. Augustine, FL. The conditions for the slaves at Fort Mose was not very good for them. There were many swamps and rough areas that the slaves were working in. Buy a cheap copy of Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who book by Glennette Tilley Turner. In this one-of-a-kind historical picture book, author Glennette Tilley Turner tells the story of Fort Mose, which was founded in St. Augustine, Florida, and was the Free shipping over $

Fort Mose. Mose fortress drawing. By Amy Howard. On the north end of Old St. Augustine, two conquistador statues face each other across Highway US Here, tucked in the trees east of the highway, are the marshy remains of the first sanctioned free black town in what is now the USA. Like the statues today, Fort Mose (pronounced Mo-say) guarded. San Jose Blvd. 13th Floor Haunted House Jacksonville; 27th Floor at University Club of Jacksonville; Hickory Lane; 74 King St. Saint Augustine, FL; A Street; A1A Boulev.

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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 Fort Mosé book 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.

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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. Fort Mose Site, a National Historic Landmark, is located at 15 Fort Mose Trail in St.

Augustine, FL. Fort Mose Historic State Park is open Thursday-Monday from am to sundown and the visitor center is open from am to pm.

For more information, visit the Fort Mose Historic State Park website or call Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, Life in England's America -- Life in Spain's America -- The building of Fort Mose -- Slave revolts and their effect -- Petitions to the King -- Rebuilding Fort Mose -- The demise of Fort Mose -- Afterword: Fort Mose today Reading Counts.

Access-restricted-item true. 50+ videos Play all Mix - The Fort Mose Story YouTube; Fort Mose - Duration: Florida Great Book Recommended for you. Inwhen 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 Inthe 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.These two Books were revealed by God, the Almighty, to his faithful servant Moses, on Mount Sinai, intervale lucis, and in this manner they also came into the hands of Aaron, Caleb, Joshua, and finally to David and his son Solomon and their high priest Sadock.

Therefore, they are Bibliis arcanum arcanorum, which means, Mystery of all Mysteries.Get this from a library! Fort Mose: and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in colonial America. [Glennette Tilley Turner] -- Follows the history of slavery from West Africa to America, recounts what daily life was like, and describes the founding of the Spanish colonies.