Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wilhelmina Jakes And Carrie Patterson: Initiators of The Tallahassee Bus Boycott
Erected 2007 by Florida A&M University and the Florida Department of State,. (Marker Number F-614.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Women. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1957.
Location. 30° 25.535′ N, 84° 17.142′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is on South Martin Luther King Boulevard, 0.1 miles south of West Palmer Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located along the street near the Student Union Offices. This area is normally for official vehicles only. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1764 South Martin Luther King Boulevard, Tallahassee FL 32307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida A&M University (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Library at Florida A&M University (about 700 feet away); The Florida A&M University Hospital (1911-1971) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Pittman Boarding House/Willie and Carrie Pittman Lucy Moten Elementary School (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Florida A&M University Hospital (1911-1971) (approx. ¼ mile away); Coach Alonzo "Jake" Gaither Home (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Florida A&M University (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.