St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
57 Chapin Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
Galimore's last visit to St. Augustine, shortly before his death, was to support the civil rights demonstrations taking place here. He made history by becoming the first black person who was able to register as a guest at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge on U.S. 1 North.
This Historical Marker Presented this 2nd Day of July, 2007 by: Northrop Grumman
Erected 2007 by The 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc. (ACCORD).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed African Americans • Civil Rights • Education • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Florida, St. Augustine Freedom Trail series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2007.
Location. 29° 53.546′ N, 81° 19.757′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is on Chapin Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Chapin 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. 262 West King Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 96 Evergreen Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zion Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); S.D.W. Smith, Ancient City, Mt. Horeb #20 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Randolph Caldecott (approx. 0.4 miles away); 570 Christopher Street (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2008, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,831 times since then and 211 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2008, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.