Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special Screening

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Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special uncovers one story of America’s past that never made it into textbooks; the first permanent European settlement in the United States was founded in 1565–two generations before Jamestown and Plymouth and by the Spanish and a melting pot of people they brought with them. Follow some of America’s leading archaeologists, maritime scientists, and historians as they share the story of Florida’s earliest settlers. It’s a story that has taken more than 450 years to reveal.

Join WJCT and Flagler College for a preview of Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special and a discussion about why this history is so important for everyone to know.

  • 7:00pm – Reception
  • 7:30pm – Screening
  • 8:15pm – Dicussion and Q & A

Panelists:

  • James G. Cusick, Ph.D. – Curator of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History at the University of Florida
  • Susan Richbourg Parker, Ph.D – Historian specializes in the Spanish presence in the colonial southeast
  • Additional panelists TBD

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When

Monday, November 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where

Virginia Room, Ringhaver Student Center Flagler College
50 Sevilla Street
St. Augustine, Florida 32084