Okahumpka in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Attorney Virgil Darnell Hopkins
Florida and Okahumpka’s
Civil Rights Pioneer
May his personal sacrifices
and provided legal assistance
to those in need,
inspire future generations
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights.
Location. 28° 44.885′ N, 81° 53.761′ W. Marker is in Okahumpka, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Virgil Hawkins Circle and County Road 470 on Virgil Hawkins Circle. Marker is right across from Okahumpka's Post Office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Okahumpka FL 34762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Okahumpka Rosenwald School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Casino (approx. 7.7 miles away); Adamsville (approx. 8½ miles away); Baker House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 9 miles away); Villa CitySumterville (approx. 10.2 miles away); Town of Astatula Cemetery (approx. 10½ miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is part of the Florida Black Heritage Marker Series
Also see . . . Virgil D. Hawkins obituary from New York Times. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.