In the fall of 1836, Territorial Governor Richard K. Call led a beleaguered campaign against the Seminoles occupying the Cove of the Withlacoochee. The offensive culminated in the Battle of the Wahoo Swamp (Nov. 18th-21st) marking the last major battle in the Withlacoochee theater. Recently, the Gulf Archaeology Research Institute conducted a National Park Service ABPP grant funded project to examine the history and archaeology of the Battle of Wahoo Swamp. This projected combined archaeological methods with insight from local historians to assess the layout of the battlefield. Norman will discuss the history of Call's campaign and the results of the archaeological fieldwork of the campaign's final engagement.
Free and Open to the Public. Please register for the event by calling 352-341-6428 or go online at www.cchistoricalsocietyshop.com
*POSTPONED* 04/02/2020: Coffee and Conversations with Dr. Sean Norman: The Battle of Wahoo Swamp
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