Eatonville in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Lawrence African Methodist Episcopal Church
The church’s interior currently houses eight, one-of-a-kind paintings portraying Eatonville residents acknowledging the 23rd Psalm. These murals were painted and donated (circa 1936) by Andre’ Smith, founder of the Maitland Research Studio.
Erected by The Town of Eatonville Community Redevelopment Agency.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 28° 37.118′ N, 81° 22.546′ W. Marker is in Eatonville, Florida, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kennedy Boulevard and East Street, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 558 E Kennedy Blvd, Maitland FL 32751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy Boulevard and Sewell’s Place (here, next to this marker); Eatonville Water Tower (a few steps from this marker); Thomas House (a few steps from this marker); St. Lawrence African Methodist Church and the Mosley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Matilda Mosley Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Moseley House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hurston and Joe Clark’s (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eatonville.
Also see . . . Eatonville, Florida (1887– ). (Submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.