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The Bicentennial Historian’s Symposium

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

The Bicentennial Historian’s Symposium
a commemoration of the founding of Tallahassee
featuring eight prominent Florida historians

Sponsored by:
Tallahassee Historical Society, Theater with a Mission, Visit Tallahassee and the Leon County Division of  Tourism, City of Tallahassee,
 Florida Department of State and Florida Division of Historical Resources, Prime Meridian Bank, Florida Humanities, Smith, Thompson, Shaw, Colon & Power, P.A., COCA 

March 21-22, 2024
Mission San Luis
2100 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

 Join us for an adventure in discovery, dining, drama, and discussion.

Hear experts share cutting-edge research about Territorial Florida – free.
Meet multicultural characters from Tallahassee’s past – free.
Discover comedies from Spanish Florida, making their debuts in English – free.

Thanks to many generous sponsors, all the activities included in this Symposium – all the speeches, meals, discussions, and performances – are free.

To help our caterers and our historic-site partner prepare, we’re asking you to register in advance for the meals.

Come meet characters from Tallahassee 200 years ago, step into their worlds, and learn their histories.

 Enjoy this wonderful preview video about the symposium!

REGISTER: Tallahassee Historical Society – The Bicentennial Historian’s Symposium: A Commemoration of the Founding of Tallahassee (wildapricot.org)

The Bicentennial Historian’s Symposium – Program Preview (youtube.com)



March 21 @ 12:00 pm
March 22 @ 5:00 pm


Mission San Luis
Tallahassee, + Google Map