September happenings at the Amelia Island Museum of History

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Submitted by Joshua Whitfield
Museum Curator
August 28, 2019 – 10:00 a.m.

Brown Bag Lunch: “Recollections of First Missionary Baptist Church”
Wed., September 4 @ Noon
Amelia Island Museum of History
233 S. 3rd Street

The historic First Missionary Baptist Church has just installed a brand-new historical marker to commemorate their congregation’s extensive history. To help commemorate that history we invited Geneva Terry, the Director of Christian Education, to share some of their church’s stories with us.  Come join us for lunch at the museum! Attendance is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served and is wheelchair accessible. Please bring your own lunch as lunch will not be provided. For more information please contact Joshua at 904-261-7378 x. 102 or at [email protected]

 

3rd on 3rd Lecture: “A Yamasee Prince: From Amelia Island to London”
Featuring Dr. Denise Bossy
Fri, September 20 @ 6pm
Amelia Island Museum of History
233 S. 3rd Street

Dr. Denise Bossy

The Yamasee Indians lived on Amelia Island between 1667 and 1683, when they moved north to southern Carolina along with hundreds of Guale Indians from Northeast Florida. Join us as Dr. Denise Bossy discusses the incredible mystery surrounding a Yamasee “prince” who crossed the Atlantic in 1713. Attendance is free for museum members with a suggested donation of $5 for nonmembers. Seating is first-come, first-served and is wheelchair accessible. For more information please contact Joshua at 904-261-7378 x. 102 or at [email protected]

Santa Catalina Mission, birth place of Yamasee Prince
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