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.