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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.

Come and participate with us at the 

Founding of Tallahassee Symposium 

Thursday March 21st 2024 

Mission San Luis

2100 W. Tennessee St. 

Tallahassee, Florida 32304

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Come explore
Founding
Talla
hassee
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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