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Memorial Day Commemoration–2nd Seminole War

by jc | Events,News

Memorial Day Commemoration–2nd Seminole War
When Monday, May 25, 2015, 10am – 12pm
Where Thrasher Warehouse Courtyard
607 NE Cholakka Blvd.
Micanopy, Fl.
Age Range All Ages
Event Type Other
Price free

This unique commemorative ceremony will honor the U.S. Army soldiers as well as the Seminoles who died in the Micanopy area during the 2nd Seminole War (1835-1842). Speakers include historian Joe Knetsch and Chairman James Billie of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Color Guards from the UF Army ROTC and the Seminole Tribe will take part. A special prayer for the 59 soldiers who perished in Micanopy will be offered and a Seminole shaman will also conduct his blessings for the fallen warriors in the Miccosukee language. Light refreshments will be served and Seminole crafts will be on sale at the end of the ceremony.






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WGOT Board Meeting

by jc | Events

The WGOT governing Board will be meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:30pm. The meeting will take place on the Patio at The Jones located at 203 SW 2nd Avenue in Gainesville. All are welcome to attend.