Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pensacola Lunch Counter Sit-Ins
Erected 2014 by The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-841.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1962.
Location. 30° 24.761′ N, 87° 12.925′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Palafox Street and West Garden Street (Business U.S. 98), on the right when traveling south on South Palafox Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 South Palafox Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garden Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Methodist Church of Pensacola/Site of the San Carlos Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Pensacola's Catholic Presence (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Michael’s Church (about 500 feet away); Chase Street (about 600 feet away); First Jewish House of Worship in Florida (about 800 feet away); Gen. Andrew Jackson Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin L. Mayes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
Also see . . . Sit-in protesters remember segregation(Submitted on November 23, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
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