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Krishna Lunch

University of Florida

 
 
Krishna Lunch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
1. Krishna Lunch Marker
Inscription.  
On July 29, 1971, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, addressed students here and inspired them to start Krishna Lunch.

Since then, the Lunch has nourished the UF community with millions of vegetarian meals. In 2017, Krishna Lunch and its alumni contributed toward the renovation of the Plaza
 
Erected by University of Florida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is July 29, 1971.
 
Location. 29° 39.016′ N, 82° 20.612′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is on Newell Drive north of Union Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker located at the southeast corner of the Plaza of the Americas. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville FL 32612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Griffin/Floyd Hall (a few steps from this marker); Leigh Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); POW/MIA Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); University Auditorium
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); University of Florida (about 300 feet away); Latin American Studies (about 300 feet away); Children’s Literature Collection (about 400 feet away); Manning J. Dauer, Jr. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
Krishna Lunch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
2. Krishna Lunch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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