New Augustine Colored Elementary School #36
— 1901 - 1959 —
It remains a perennial monument to the hundreds of students, dedicated teachers and inspired leaders from PRINCIPALS C.S. THOMPSON TO JAMES A WEBSTER.
The Save The Youth of America Center, now housed at this
location, was inspired by neighbors Frank and Laura Hoover,
and nurtured by Tinsley McGlocking, Jr. and Mary McGlocking,
parents of Andrew McGlocking, president of the center. The
legacy begun years ago is sustained, today, through youth and
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education.
Location. 29° 53.604′ N, 81° 20.46′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of North McLaughlin Street and John Street,
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zora Neale Hurston (approx. ¼ mile away); 650 Julia Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Randolph Caldecott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.D.W. Smith, Ancient City, Mt. Horeb #20 (approx. half a mile away); Zion Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); 96 Evergreen Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); 570 Christopher Street (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
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