St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
64 Washington Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
The building at 64 Washington Street also housed the Roayl Palm Barber Shop of Ernest Wells, one of the civil rights pioneers of St. Augustine, as well as a grocery store operated by Chris Lightburn, the celebrated alligator wrestler who was a co-founder, with jazz musician Doug Carn, of the annual Lincolnville Festival in 1979.
This Historical Marker Presented this 2nd Day of July, 2007 by Northrop Grumman
Erected 2007 by The 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc. (ACCORD).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, St. Augustine Freedom Trail, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
Location. Click for map. This marker is directly in front of Historic St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 64 Washington Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary's Missionary Baptist (a few steps from this marker); 76 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 79 Bridge Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 81 Bridge Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 84 Bridge Street (about 300 feet away); First Baptist Church of St. Augustine (about 600 feet away); 56 Park Place (about 600 feet away); Elk's Rest (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Augustine.
Also see . . . ACCORD Freedom Trail website. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Additional keywords. St. Augustine Freedom Trail
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Heroes • Notable Persons •
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