St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Literary Landmarks Register
Randolph Caldecott 1846-1886
The Caldecott Medal, commissioned in 1938, was named in honor of English illustrator, artist, and sculptor Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, American Library Association, to the artist of the “most distinguished” American picture book for children published during the preceding year. As a tribute to his life and art, this burial site is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Friends of The Library of St. Johns County, Inc.
Randolph Caldecott Society of America
Erected 2005 by Friends of the Library of St. Johns County Inc., and the Randolph Caldecott Society of America.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 29° 53.618′ N, 81° 20.175′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 N Rodriguez Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evergreen Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 650 Julia Street (about 700 feet away); Zion Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); 96 Evergreen Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away); New Augustine Colored Elementary School #36 (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.D.W. Smith, Ancient City, Mt. Horeb #20 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); 262 West King Street (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Also see . . .
1. Randolph Caldecott. (Submitted on July 3, 2020.)
2. The Caldecott Medal. (Submitted on July 3, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.