St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
650 Julia Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
A block north of here is historic Woodlawn Cemetery, the final resting place for many prominent African Americans. Among them is Miss Cuter Eubanks (1927-1985) whose arrest with Mrs. Mary Peabody, the 72-year-old mother of the governor of Massachusetts, at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge was front-page news across the
The movement in St. Augustine led directly to the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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 Florida, St. Augustine Freedom Trail marker series.
Location. 29° 53.722′ N, 81° 20.237′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is on Julia Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 650 Julia Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evergreen Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 96 Evergreen Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.D.W. Smith, Ancient City, Mt. Horeb #20 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); 262 West King Street (approx. half a mile away); 57 Chapin Street (approx. half a mile away); 570 Christopher Street (approx. 0.6 miles 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 • Heroes •
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