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This is Everyone's Park.

History Underfoot: 1945

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
1. This is Everyone's Park. Marker
Inscription.  African American tennis great Richard A. Hudlin sued to compete in the 1945 city tennis championship. Today the Richard Hudlin Memorial Courts commemorate his efforts in opening the park to all.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Location. 38° 38.634′ N, 90° 17.126′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Grand Drive just north of Grand Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5620 Grand Drive, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. How Will We Renew the Park? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can We Control Nature? (within shouting distance of this marker); Should Park Space Serve Other Uses? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good? (within shouting distance of this marker); Follow the Missouri History Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); How Do We Support Culture?
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? (within shouting distance of this marker); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie! (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsParks & Recreational AreasSports
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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