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Fort Mose

And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America
Turner, Glennette Tilley (Book - 2010)
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Tells the story of Fort Mose, the first free African settlement to legally exist in what is now the United States, established in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1738, and includes over forty images, as well as notes on the uncovering of the fort.
Authors: Turner, Glennette Tilley
Statement of Responsibility: Glennette Tilley Turner
Title: Fort Mose
and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2010
Characteristics: 42 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The story of Francisco Menendez
His early life in Africa
Life in England's America
Life in Spain's America
The building of Fort Mosé
Slave revolts and their effect
Petitions to the King
Rebuilding Fort Mosé
The demise of Fort Mosé
Afterword: Fort Mosé today
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Summary: Tells the story of Fort Mose, the first free African settlement to legally exist in what is now the United States, established in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1738, and includes over forty images, as well as notes on the uncovering of the fort.
Subject Headings: Florida History Spanish colony, 1565-1763 Saint Augustine (Fla.) History 18th century Frontier and pioneer life Florida Saint Augustine Fugitive slaves Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century Free African Americans Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century African Americans Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century African Americans Florida Saint Augustine Biography Saint Augustine (Fla.) Militia History 18th century Menendez, Francisco, b. ca. 1700 Fort Mose Site (Fla.)
Topical Term: Frontier and pioneer life
Fugitive slaves
Free African Americans
African Americans
African Americans
Black author
Local Subject Heading: Black author
Found in: Schomburg Children's Collection
LCCN: 2009052205
ISBN: 0810940566
9780810940567
Branch Call Number: J 975.91 T
Research Call Number: JFF 11-140
Sc +F 11-177
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Fort Mose by Glennette Tilley Turner. This is the story of the first free black colony in the U.S. which was created by Francisco Menendez, an escaped African slave.


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