First Permanent European/African/Native American Settlement on U.S. Mainland.Beginning in the early 1500s and continuing for more than three centuries, about 12 million African were transported across the Atlantic Ocean into slavery, in what has come to be known as the Middle Passage—the largest forced migration in history. About 2 million died during the voyage and approximately 500,000 were delivered directly to the North American mainland.
|Placed By||Middle Passages Ceremonies and Port Markers Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 469721 N 3308148|
|Decimal Degrees||29.90363333, -81.31363333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 54.218', W 81° 18.818'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 54' 13.08" N, 81° 18' 49.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 84 Water St, Saint Augustine FL 32084, US|
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