"Secrets of Spanish Florida" Documentary Screening
Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Colonial Oak Music Park
The Colonial Oak Music Park will host a special showing of the PBS documentary, "Secrets of Spanish Florida," on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
"Secrets of Spanish Florida" relates a part of America's history that is seldom found in textbooks, covering the period from the landing of Pedro Menéndez in St. Augustine in 1565 and continuing through the acquisition of the area as a U.S. territory in 1821. This tale of Florida's earliest settles is told by a number of archaeologists, maritime scientists, and historians through historic images.
This documentary is being shown as part of the events surrounding the 500th birthday of St. Augustine's founder Pedro Menéndez, beginning with the School of the 16th Century at the Colonial Quarter on Saturday, February 9, 2019. On Saturday, February 16, 2019, there will be the annual Grand Procession and Noche de Festival gala dinner.
When: Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Colonial Oak Music Park is located at 27 St. George Street in St. Augustine, FL 32084.