St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Reverend Goldie M. Eubanks
—172 Palmo Street, Lincolnville —
Home of Rev. Goldie M. Eubanks, Senior, his wife Hattie and nine children. Humbled by Family and Fatherhood, Leadership and Christian Fellowship, and driven by a cry from within his inner soul to make this world a better place, this self-styled minister and Christian Evangelist was a Vice President of the N.A.A.C.P. and S.C.L.C. leader with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. This home was often the target of nightriders and opponents of civil rights.
Northward along Palmo Street were homes of scores of family members - Nos. 170, 166, 164, 158, and 138 - representative of the core of the civil rights movement in St. Augustine - all members of the Palmo Street Church of God.
the Civil Rights Memorial Projects Committee of St. Augustine,
Executive Committee: Gerald Eubanks, Chairman; Bernice Harper,
Vice-Chairman; Joe Eubanks and Jimmie Wells
supported by Henry ‘Hank’ Thomas, Freedom Rider, 1961
Erected January 2006
Erected 2006 by The Civil Rights Memorial Projects Committee of St. Augustine.
Location. 29° 52.826′ N, 81° 18.818′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on Twine Street near Duero Street Touch for map. Palmo Street was renamed Twine Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 172 Twine Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 177 Twine Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 160 M.L. King Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 156 M.L. King Avenue (about 500 feet away); 94 South Street (about 700 feet away); Twine Park (approx. ¼ mile away); 111 Lincoln Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); 222 Riberia Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Powder House Lot / St. Johns County (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
More about this marker. Presented by the civil rights memorial projects committee of St. Augustine. Executive Committee: Gerald Eubanks, Chairman; Berniece Harper, Vice-Chairman; Joe Eubanks and Jimmie Wells and Supported by Henry ‘Hank’ Thomas, Freedom Rider 1991.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Landmarks •
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