James Bullock, A.S.C.A.P writer and publisher, playwright, and tour guide. Bullock is the recipient of the 2006 Interpretive Guide Award from the Castillo de San Marcos, U.S. Park Service. He is also the author of the play Freedom Road. He has been a speaker for the U.S. Army Reserve and Florida National Guard and has led tours and presentations at Fort Mose for various Florida schools and St. Louis Urban League. Bullock is also a re-enactor in the Flight to Freedom Program, National Park Service. He has acted in community theatre in various plays including Majigeen, To Kill a Mockingbird, Omnium Gatherium, Of Mice and Men, and A Raisin in the Sun.
Established in 1738, Fort Mose was the first free black settlement in what is now the United States. Located just north of St. Augustine, Florida, Fort Mose played an important role in the development of colonial North America. As Great Britain, France, Spain and other … Read MoreFort Mose, Florida (1738-1820)