Greenville in Madison County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ray Charles Childhood Home
Erected 2008 by Town of Greenville and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-651.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
Location. 30° 27.887′ N, 83° 38.343′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is on SW Ray Charles Avenue. Nearby location - Near Greenville Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 443 SW Ray Charles Avenue, Greenville FL 32331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Town of Greenville (approx. half a mile away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 5.8 miles away); Concord Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 11.8 miles away); Lamont Community (approx. 12.1 miles away); Shady Grove Methodist Church (approx. 12.2 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 12˝ miles away); Columbia Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 16.7 miles away in Georgia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . Ray Charles Statue, Greenville, Florida. This site is less than 5 minutes from the Birth Home (Submitted on February 8, 2012, by Kia Scott of Orlando, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2012, by Kia Scott of Orlando, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,485 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2012, by Kia Scott of Orlando, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.