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Port St. Joe in Gulf County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Florida Constitution

1838

 
 
Florida State Constitution Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 30, 2010
1. Florida State Constitution Memorial
Inscription. This memorial is to commemorate the birth of the State of Florida and the assembling of the first Constitutional Convention of this state convened in a building then standing upon this spot in the Year of our Lord 1838.

All men are equal before the law and have certain inalienable rights among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing happiness and obtaining safety.
 
Erected 1922 by State Constitution Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 29° 47.605′ N, 85° 17.808′ W. Marker is in Port St. Joe, Florida, in Gulf County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Allen Memorial Way and Monument Ave. Click for map. Marker is located in Constitution Convention Museum State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Allen Memorial Way, Port Saint Joe FL 32456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph Confederate Saltworks (approx. 7.8 miles away); Fort Crévecoeur (approx. 9.6 miles away); Vamar (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Government
 
Memorial Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 30, 2010
2. Memorial Inscription
Constitution Convention Museum State Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 30, 2010
3. Constitution Convention Museum State Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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