Visit St. Augustine Unveils New Black History App

Black History — which is American history — is stepping into the forefront. St. Augustine’s 450+ year story gives a unique, international view into this topic. In an effort to make the extensive history of African-descended people in the oldest city accessible to all, Visit St. Augustine has created an all-new Black History app — putting history […]

Florida’s Historic Coast Recognizes Black History Month

Celebrate black history through music, art, culture, and more throughout St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Florida’s Historic Coast is well-known for its rich Spanish and British history, but it’s becoming even more recognized for its significant place in African American history. It spans centuries, from the arrival of black Spanish soldiers in the […]

We Need Your Input: Florida Black History Museum

On December 8th, Secretary of State Cord Byrd launched a public survey aimed at gathering input for the newly established Florida Museum of Black History Task Force. Comprising of nine members appointed by the Governor, Speaker of the House, and Senate President, this task force is tasked with shaping plans for the forthcoming museum, covering aspects such […]

Celebrate Black History Month Where the First Free Blacks Arrived in North America!

St. Augustine, FL (January 20, 2023) – The storied past of Black American History is well documented and celebrated throughout the year in St. Augustine, Florida. Black History Month gives us the opportunity to better share the important stories about black culture from the 16th century through the civil rights and today. Best known for […]

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