M. Charmin Russell, prortrays a Black maid in 19th Florida.

Uncovering Black Society in 19th Century Florida

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum presents an October lecture series: Uncovering Black Society in 19th Century Florida.

Mondays, Oct. 3 - 24, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.

Uncovering Black Society in 19th Century Florida

(904) 829-3575

20 Aviles Street,
St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum hosts a lecture series, Uncovering Black Society in 19th Century Florida, on each four successive Mondays in October — October 3 - 24, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Made possible by a grant from the James and Sally Anne Kellogg Fund, the series continues the stories that were presented under the museum's I Lived Here As Well programs, which shared multiple stories of Black members of the St. Augustine Community throughout the 19th Century.

Each of the lectures begins at 7:00 p.m.

  • Monday, October 3 — Dr. Jane Landers, "The Spanish Period and an Overview of Black Society in 19th Century Florida."
  • Monday, October 10 — Ms. Alcione Amos, "The Life of Luis Fatio Pacheco, 1800-1895: The 'Accidental' Black Seminole."
  • Monday, October 17 — Dr. Anthony Dixon, "Maroon Communities — An overview of Black Seminoles and the Impact of the Seminole Wars on Florida."
  • Monday, October 24 — Mr. James Bullock and Ms. Charmin Russell, "Cultural Cooking in 19th Century Florida."

Proceeds from the lecture series will go to the museum's "Save Our Coquina" fund to continue the restoration and preservation of the coquina and tabby Ximenez-Fatio House, constructed in 1798.

Admission: $17.98 per lecture. Tickets for the entire series may be purchased for $60.00. Pre-registration is required. Go here to learn more and to purchase tickets.

When: Each Monday, October 3 through 24, at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, 20 Aviles Street, St. Augustine Florida, 32084.

Uncovering Black Society in 19th Century Florida

(904) 829-3575

20 Aviles Street,
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Admission | Ticket Prices

$17.98 per lecture | $60.00 for series

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