Florida Frontiers TV - The American Revolution in Florida

Florida Frontiers TV – Episode 19 – American Revolution


The Spanish ruled Florida for two centuries before the British took control in 1763. The important role that Florida played in the American Revolution is often overlooked.


  • St. Augustine Light House, Dr. Ben Brotemarkle
  • Brendan Burke, Maritime Historian, LAMP
  • Chuck Meidie, Director Maritime Research LAMP
  • Molly Thomas, Brevard County Historical Commision
  • Rogher Smith, Colonial Era Historian
  • Ship wreck
  • Divers excavate ship wreck
  • Painting - sailing ships
  • Painting - land battle

The Florida Historical Society Thanks Our Sponsors: 

Division of Cultural Affairs

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Jessie Ball duPont Fund

This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

Space Coast TDC

This project is sponsored in part by The Brevard County Tourism Development Council.