Discover First America! Program Adventure - Jan. 19th

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

Flagler College Auditorium
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(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 19, 2014 Let Freedom Ring

    The program will feature remembrance of landmark events that took place in St. Augustine in the 1960s by the people that were there who experienced and witnessed them! This program is brought to the St. Augustine community on the eve of the opening of the 450th Commemoration signature exhibition titled, Journey: 450 Years of the African-American Experience.Florida Memorial College alumni will recount their important role in the Civil Rights Movement. The night will end with a performance by a gospel choir. This adventure program night is sponsored by the St. Augustine New World Center Foundation, Inc.

    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 for more information. The program is FREE and open to the public.

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