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“Interesting piece of American History” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Mose

Fort Mose
Saint Augustine, FL
904 823 2232
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Owner description: This fort is the first sanctioned settlement of black people in the U.S.
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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“Interesting piece of American History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This museum shares a bit of untold history that you would not find in the history books. I left the museum feeling like I had a little unknown treasure that had been hidden for years. Although the fort is no longer there, after walking thru the small museum,reading and listening to the audio, walking out in the open field in the back, you can't help but wonder what life was like back then. I hope they unearth more information about this African American Community of Freedom. My family and I enjoyed and appreciated our visit to the Museum including my 6 year old daughter.

Visited July 2012
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“Awesome Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

The museum is small but fantastic, They had re-enactments the day we were there and it was fun, entertaining and educational.

Visited March 2012
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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“Great History Lesson”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

While in historic St Augustine, Fort Mose is worth the trip. The park is beautiful and well worth the short drive.

Visited March 2012
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Columbia, South Carolina
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“Nice tribute to obscure fort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

This little known place in history is a very good place to visit.Located 2 miles north of downtown-it's easy to find.very good display markers tell the history of location. Very fine boardwalk allows views of where fort once stood. Museum has well presented artifacts and audio history recordings. A very well done center. this is an excellent place for history buffs. there is a small admission fee. Also the intro film is very informative.

Visited April 2012
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Ocala, Florida
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“Lots of history here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

If you love history this would be a freat place to visit. I enjoyed learning irs history and it started and ended. I was upset there was no ruin or anything like that to show where the Fort was so you have no idea if it was even there. Thats what disappointed me the most.

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