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Theater with a Mission (TWAM) brings you face to face with Florida history.

TWAM’s encounters with music, dance, drama, and diversity feature hands-on workshops with international experts, new research by scholars, performances of texts written hundreds of years ago, captivating reenactments, and original works that transport you into Florida Territory.

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Come explore
through the eyes of

  • John Lee Williams & Dr. William Haynes Simmons, commissioners appointed by Governor DuVal to scout out a site for Florida Territory’s new capital

  • Antonio Proctor, Free Black citizen of St. Augustine, translator and Indian Agent for the scouting expedition

  • Chief Neamathla, the Blessed Woman, and the Native and Black villagers living at New Tallahassee

  • The Ellis, Robinson, and White families, white US settlers in Middle Florida

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