St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
94 South Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
Twin daughters Janice and Jeanette took part in the effort to integrate one of the local white churches. They are featured in Jeremy Dean's movie "Dare Not Walk Alone."
Sons Christopher and Walter Eugene were pioneers in the effort to end racial segregation in St. Augustine's public schools. Son James took part in the wade-ins that garnered international attention at St. Augustine Beach in the summer of 1964.
This marker is erected by ACCORD to honor all of the members of the family for their efforts to make St. Augustine, America, and
This Historical Marker Presented this 2nd Day of July, 2009 by Northrop Grumman
Erected 2009 by The 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc. (ACCORD).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Buffalo Soldiers, and the Florida, St. Augustine Freedom Trail marker series.
Location. 29° 52.943′ N, 81° 18.783′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on South Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 94 South Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 156 M.L. King Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 160 M.L. King Avenue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reverend Goldie M. Eubanks (about 700 feet away); 177 Twine Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Twine Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); 111 Lincoln Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 222 Riberia Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 112 M.L. King Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Also see . . . The ACCORD Freedom Trail. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. 2. submitted on May 21, 2014, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.