St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
64 Washington Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
The building at 64 Washington Street also housed the Roayl Palm Barber Shop of Ernest Wells, one of the civil rights pioneers of St. Augustine, as well as a grocery store operated by Chris Lightburn, the celebrated alligator wrestler who was a co-founder, with jazz musician Doug Carn, of the annual Lincolnville Festival in 1979.
This Historical Marker Presented this 2nd Day of July, 2007 by Northrop Grumman
Erected 2007 by The 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, St. Augustine Freedom Trail, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 29° 53.322′ N, 81° 18.815′ W. Marker was in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker was on Washington Street. This marker is directly in front of Historic St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 64 Washington Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. St. Mary's Missionary Baptist (a few steps from this marker); 76 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 79 Bridge Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 81 Bridge Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 84 Bridge Street (about 300 feet away); Record Building (Cordova Apartments) (about 300 feet away); Canova-Dow and Canova-de Medicis Houses (about 500 feet away); The Oldest Presbyterian Church in Florida (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Also see . . . ACCORD Freedom Trail website. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Heroes • Notable Persons •
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,699 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 2. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. 3. submitted on May 7, 2008, by Gwendolyn Duncan of St. Augustine, Florida. 4. submitted on May 21, 2014, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.