Exhibits and Events - Slave Trade Project
On February 13, 2010, a French delegation from Nantes, one of Jacksonville’s Sister Cities, attended the Kingsley Heritage Celebration at Kingsley Plantation to participate in a special presentation entitled "Revolts during the Middle Passage."
If you missed the event, you can read the transcript of the speech below and choose links about the event or the slave trade project.
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"Weather or Not, Here I Come: French Delegation Attends Slave Trade Program at Kingsley Plantation" - Summary article of the Kingsley Heritage Celebration event on February 13, 2010
Did You Know?
The first translation of a Native American language into a European language – Timucuan to Spanish - occurred on lands within the Timucuan Preserve in the late 1500s. Fray Francisco Pareja did this translation at the Catholic mission of San Juan del Puerto on present day Ft. George Island. More...