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Free Coffee and Conversations: “Florida Maroons and Black Seminole Society”

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our free Coffee and Conversations lecture series includes free coffee and light refreshments. Please RSVP at (352) 341-6428
This presentation examines the history and culture of the Florida Maroons and Black Seminoles. Dr. Anthony Dixon discusses the origins and lives of both the Maroons and their development into the Black Seminoles from the 16th through the 19th centuries.
This presentation also includes an examination of the direct relationship between Black Seminoles and the growth of Florida through the Seminole Wars. Dr. Dixon is the President of Archival and Historical Research Associated and Adjunct Professor at Valencia College in Orlando. Dr. Dixon specializes in African Diaspora studies and has served as the Field Director of the African American Heritage Preservation Network. His scholarly work includes two books entitled “Florida’s Negro War; Black Seminoles and the Second Seminole War 1835-1842,” and “A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience in Florida.”


February 23
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450 United States
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