Middle Passage Ceremony and Port Marker

Middle Passage Image

Remembrance Ceremony

Feb. 7, 2015 at noon at the Castillo de San Marcos north lawn – This ancestral remembrance ceremony for Africans honors those who died in the transatlantic voyage known as the Middle Passage and the survivors who built the nation. The ceremony includes:

  • Native American blessing
  • Historical statement
  • Prayers by diverse faith representatives
  • Traditional libation led by Spiritual Advisor Malidoma Some

Marker Unveiling

Feb. 7, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Mission of Nombre de Dios – A Middle Passage marker related to St. Augustine’s history will be unveiled.

Both events are free and open to the public.


Date and Time:

7:00pm February 7, 2015 - February 7, 2015

Venue

Mission Nombre de Dios and Castillo de San Marco
St. Augustine, Florida, FL 32084

Free Event

Yes

Contact Information:

Ann Chinn
middle passagemarkers@gmail.com
202-460-2445

Website

www.middlepassageproject.org