Fort Mose

And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America

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Fort Mose
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.

Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2010
ISBN: 9780810940567
Branch Call Number: J 975.91 T
Characteristics: 42 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schomburg Children's Collection


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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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