Castillo by Candlelight: Stories of Fort Mose

St. Augustine
February 17, 2018
1 South Castillo Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084

What You Need To Know

In honor of the important African American heritage of this community, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument will host a special evening event made possible through a partnership with the Fort Mose Historical Society and the Florida Park Service. In this special partnership, volunteers bring to life the important legacy of Fort Mose as the first legally sanctioned free African settlement in what would become the United States. Follow the dangerous journey of a Freedom Seeker escaping from a life in slavery to a new life of freedom in Spanish Florida. Programs will last about 40 minutes each, departing from the ticket booth at 6 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The event cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 5-15, and free for youth under age 5. Reserve tickets in advance by calling 904-829-6506 Ext. 239 or stop by the Castillo ticket booth. Tickets are limited, so advance reservations are recommended. 


Full List of Dates

SaturdayFebruary 17, 2018
  • Facility Amenities
    • Family-Friendly