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Upcoming Seminole War reenactment events.



The following list is not a complete one. Nor does the Florida Frontier Guards participate at all of them as a group or individuals. For more information on these events, see the attached links and contacts for event details and requirements.



Alligator Warrior Festival.
October 19-20, 2019.
Militia and Seminoles needed.
Annual festival at O'Leno State Park, High Springs, FL. Featuring daily reenactment of September, 1836 Battle of San Felasco Hammock. See website for details at: http://alligatorfest.org/


Military Living History Timeline Event; Dade Battlefield State Historic Park, Bushnell, FL.
November 16, 2019.
The Florida Frontier Guards annual drill etc. will be held in the morning.


Fort Christmas Historical Park Living History.
November, 2019.
For spring and fall each year, or the weekend before Easter, and weekend before Thanksgiving. For more information call the park at (407) 254-9310. Website: Fort Christmas Website.


Attack on Fort King, Ocala, FL.
December 7-8, 2019; 10-4 P.M.
Regular Troops, Seminoles, and some militia needed.
Contact: Bill Rodriguez, wcayro@ocalafl.org
website: https://fkha.org/



Candlelight Tours/Battle Re-enactment at Fort Foster.
December 13-14, 2019, 6-9 PM.
Night battle reenactments of Seminole attempts to burn Hillsborough River Bridge. See details here:
http://historyandnature.org/events


DADES BATTLE
January 4-5, 2020
At Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, Bushnell, FL.
Regular Army and Seminole Indian Impressions only. Held on actual battlefield. For more details, see website at:
https://www.dadebattlefield.com/


Battle of Loxahatchee.
January 24-25,2020
Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park, Jupiter, FL. The park and preservationists are going to plan a reenactment event in January, 2016 on the actual site of the final “large-scale” battle of the Second Seminole War. Website for more information:
https://www.loxahatcheebattlefield.com/



Fort Chokonikla Living History, Payne's Creek State Park.
Dates to be announced; ca. February, 2020?
Payne's Creek Historic State Park, Bowling Green, FL.
1849 Seminole Campaign living history encampment. Held on actual site of Payne’s Creek trade store massacre, and of Ft. Chokonikla, 1850.
For more information, contact park at (863) 375-4717. Payne's Creek State Park website.

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
February 8-9, 2020.
Hillsborough River State Park/Fort Foster Historic Site
Annual pre-1840 fur trade Rendezvous event at Ft. Foster. Battle reenactments and fort tours both days.
http://historyandnature.org/


Battle of Okeechobee Re-enactment.
February, 2020. Exact dates T.B.A.
Okeechobee Battlefield State Park, Okeechobee, FL.
Regular infantry, Missouri Volunteers, and Seminoles needed. Battle reenactments both days. Held on portion of actual battlefield.
For more information see site at;
http://www.okeechobeebattlefield.com/


Cooper's Battalion Training Day. Fort Cooper State Park.
March, 2020. Date and time to be announced.
This is an introductory program to Seminole War living history and reenactment participation. Parties interested in Seminole War reenacting are encouraged to attend.
Contact J. Marshall at: Generalclinch@yahoo.com for more information.



Fort Cooper Days (Battle of Fort Cooper)
March 21-22, 2020
Fort Cooper State Park, Inverness, FL.
Georgia Militia, some regulars, and Seminoles needed. Held on actual site.
Friends of Fort Cooper website.
https://www.thefriendsoffortcooper.com/events


Fort Christmas Living History encampment.
March 31-April 1, 2018.
Living history encampment with two programs daily at Fort Christmas Historical Park, Christmas, FL.



Library of Congress.
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Burn! South Carolina Volunteers torch a Seminole Village in Florida, 1836.

Second Seminole War Reenactors, 1835-1842