Discover First America! Program Adventure

St. Augustine heritage event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Flagler College Auditorium
(904) 819-6400
  • Please Note: This event is from 2014.

    Discover First America! Series is back. This six-part FREE program features educational and entertaining information on St. Augustine's history through presentations, re-enactments, music, dance and sometimes food demonstrations! Each series will begin at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6 p.m. for seating, lobby displays, information, and book signings.

    January 8, 2014 Journey: Vignettes of St. Augustine's African-American HistoryWatch as history comes to life before your eyes! Chapters and highlights of St. Augustine's rich African-American history will be portrayed.The important role St. Augustine played in the Civil Rights movement will be showcased through a re-enactment of the famous Civil Rights sit-in at the Woolworth's lunch counter in downtown St. Augustine. This program is sponsored by Tour St. Augustine and St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours.

    St. Augustine 450th Commemoration passports will be distributed to all participants. Souvenir stampings in the passport will be provided at each program to record your attendance at each series. 

    2013 Dates: Nov. 6 - Secrets of the Spanish Colonial Archives

    Dec. 5 - Calling All Tories and Patriots Too! Towne Meeting

     

    2014 Dates: Jan. 8 - Journey: Vignettes of St. Augustine's African-American History.

    Jan. 19 - Let Freedom Ring

    Feb. 26 - Fortress of Freedom: The Story of Fort Mose

    March 12 - In White America

    What is the Discover First America! Series? - The FREE Discover First America! Program is an interactive and always entertaining series that highlights and explore important facets of St. Augustine's rich history and culture. This program will be held at Lewis Auditorium located at Flagler College at 14 Granada Street. The program is presented by the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration in partnership with Flagler College, Florida Power & Light Company, and each program sponsor.

    Call (904) 819-6400 or visit http://staugustine-450.com/discover-first-america-program-adventure-series-4/ for more information. The program is FREE and open to the public.

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