St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Monson Motel Steps
in 2003 and
remain in tribute to
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
who was arrested here
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
Location. 29° 53.652′ N, 81° 18.683′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker can be reached from Avenida Menendez (Florida Route A1A) north of Hypolita Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker located within the Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront Hotel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine FL 32080, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sixteen Jewish Clergy (here, next to this marker); Hurricane Matthew High Water Mark (a few steps from this marker); Remnant of Rodriguez Arsian House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Monson Motel (within shouting distance of this marker); Espinosa-Sanchez House Frederick Douglass (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Augustine First World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Sanchez-Burt House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Also see . . . 1964 Monson Motor Lodge protests. Wikipedia (Submitted on July 29, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.