6th Annual October Gullah Fest
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6th Annual October Gullah Fest

6th Annual October Gullah Fest

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Charles "Boobie" Clark Park

8793 Sibbald Road

Jacksonville, FL

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The origin of the Gullah language is as unique as the cadence and rhythm of its sound. It is popular belief that the name Gullah is a distortion of the name Angola, a region that supplied some 40% of the enslaved people brought to and sold at the Charleston Slave market. The Gullah are a distinctive group of African Americans whose origins lie along the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, as well as the adjacent sea islands. Nearly a million Gullah live between Jacksonville, North Carolina and Jacksonville, Florida today.

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Charles "Boobie" Clark Park

8793 Sibbald Road

Jacksonville, FL

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