Marianna in Jackson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The West End Community
Erected 2016 by Saint James A.M.E. Church, Castoria S. Borders Family, Johney Baker, Sr. and Carrie Ephraim Baker Family, Maggie Pender Atwater Family, Evelyn P. and Chalmers Wilson, Jr. Family, C. Wilson III, the Chipola Historical Trust, the City of Marianna, and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-920.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 30° 46.588′ N, 85° 14.144′ W. Marker is in Marianna, Florida, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (U.S. 90) and Borden Street, on the right when traveling east on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2910 Borden Street, Marianna FL 32446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting at Ely Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Ely-Criglar House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Russ House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holden House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Luke's ChurchyardSite of the Battle of Marianna (approx. ¼ mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gilmore Academy - Jackson County Training School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marianna.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.