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Exhibit Examines First African Settlement

The above sketch depicts the first U.S. settlement inhabited and built by free Africans on U.S. soil. (Courtesy: PBS.org)

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Fort Mose, St. Augustine(AURN) -- A museum exhibit at the Visitors Center in St. Augustine, Fla. examines the first U.S. settlement inhabited by free Africans in advance of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights act in July 2014.  James Bullock, historian and author of the play "Freedom Road" which chronicles the experiences of the free Africans who lived at the Fort Mose settlement, talks to AURN's Cynthia Levy about the exhibit and its historic findings.

 

The following video gives a sneak peek of the exhibit.

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