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Fort Mose Historic State Park

  Walk to Freedom...Take a moment for some calm. Fort Mose Historic State Park is the site of the first legally sanctioned free African settlement in what is now the United States. In 1738, the Spanish governor of Florida chartered the settlement of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose, or Fort Mose for short, as a settlement for those fleeing slavery from the English colonies in the Carolinas. Read More here Florida State Parks: This State Park was like heaven. It was peaceful and so beautiful. Thank you to the St Augustine Woman’s Exchange and Peña Peck House who made the trip possible. Music: Epidemic Sound The Bird's World Elm Lake:

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