Traditional Seminole Maroon Spiritual Remembrance
|Venue:||Loxahatchee Battlefield Park, 9060 West Indiantown Road|
Marks the 179th anniversary of the two pivotal 1838 Battles of the Loxahatchee River where 500 to 700 Native and African American Seminole warriors defended their freedom, lands and families. In northern Palm Beach County, at Loxahatchee Battlefield Park, 9060 West Indiantown Road, located one mile west of both Interstate 95 and Florida’s Turnpike in Jupiter, Florida.
Remembrance includes traditional Native American, African, and American military prayers and memorial ceremonies, historic presentations and displays, cultural vendors, live performances, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by guided tours of the Battlefield at 1:00 p.m., provided by the Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists.
Admission to the events is free and open to the public. For further information about the Spiritual Remembrance, call 305-772-7714 or visit the web site at www.fbhrpinc.org, and for information about the reenactment, call 561-870-5962, or visit www.loxahatcheebattlefield.com.