Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Marker Project

The Amelia Island community and the Middle Passage Ceremonies ad Port Marker Project invite you to formally remember and honor the 2 million Africans who died during the transatlantic human trade voyage, commonly known as the Middle Passage, along with the 500,000 who survived and disembarked on U.S. territory.

The evnt will be held on Tuesday, August 16 at 11 a.m.  at Fort San Carlos Historic State Park, 715 San Fernando Street. A historic marker and bench will be installed to provide testimony and public access to the history of those who arrived in Amelia Island.