Eustis in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Teacher, Administrator, Commissioner, Mayor, Humanitarian
Erected 1988 by City of Eustis.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 28° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Ferran Park Drive, Eustis FL 32726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ferran Park (here, next to this marker); Dr. Edgar J. Banks (here, next to this marker); Battle of the Bulge Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lake County Service Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Flagpole Dedicated March 3, 2001 (a few steps from this marker); Alice B. McClelland Bandshell (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ferran Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Band Shell (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eustis.
Also see . . . S.T.E. Pinkney. Principal of several Central Florida schools, Mr. Pinkney also was active in politics. He became the second black person to serve on the Eustis City Commission when Gov. Reubin Askew appointed him to serve in 1972. In 1975, he became the first black mayor in Eustis. He served on the commission until 1988 and also served two other one-year terms as mayor. (Submitted on February 4, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.