Battle of Bloody Mose

When:
June 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am – October 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
2020-06-15T09:00:00-04:00
2020-10-14T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Fort Mose State Park
15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine
FL 32084
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Fort Mose Historical Society
Battle of Bloody Mose @ Fort Mose State Park

The Battle of Bloody Mose is reenacted annually at the Fort Mose Historic State Park.

This event is presented by Florida Living History, Inc. and the Fort Mose Historical Society.

Each year, hundreds of visitors gather to commemorate this historical event.Reenactments of the battle take place at 12:00 noon and at 2:00 p.m. Additional activities, occurring throughout the day, include musket demonstrations and colonial Florida crafts such as blacksmithing, 18th-century food preparation, finger weaving and pine needle basket weaving. A variety of free children’s activities are offered, in addition to food and craft vendors.

Visitors will step back in time and experience what it was like on the fateful day before the battle. Scenes include Yamassee natives preparing for battle, British soldiers planning a surprise attack of the Castillo de San Marcos, and British General Oglethorpe and his forces encamped at Fort Mose. Before and after the battle, visitors can interact with reenactors in period dress.

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