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St. Augustine Remembrance Ceremony in honor of UNESCO International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its’ Abolition — Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the Gazebo in the Plaza de la Constitución.

Did you know?! …. 9 recorded ships carrying over 1200 Africans arrived in St. Augustine from 1767 to 1776.

Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center invites you to the St. Augustine Remembrance Ceremony to commemorate the 2 million African ancestors who perished during the transatlantic human trade route – known as the Middle Passage – and the 10 million who survived to build the Americas.

4:45pm — African Drumming and Native American Smudging

5:00pm — Ringing of Bells at Trinity Parish

5:00pm-5:30pm — Ceremony at the Gazebo in the Plaza de la Constitución

Program Highlights
*City Proclamation
*Libation Ceremony
*Remembrance Offerings from Local Faith Leaders
*Naming the African Ancestral Homelands

Sponsored by the St. Photios Foundation and the St. Johns Cultural Council


Gazebo, Plaza De La Constitución
1 Cathedral Place
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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