St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
57 Chapin Street
ACCORD Freedom Trail
Galimore's last visit to St. Augustine, shortly before his death, was to support the civil rights demonstrations taking place here. He made history by becoming the first black person who was able to register as a guest at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge on U.S. 1 North.
This Historical Marker Presented this 2nd Day of July, 2007 by: Northrop Grumman
Erected 2007 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° 53.546′ N, 81° 19.757′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Chapin Street, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 262 West King Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 96 Evergreen Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); S.D.W. Smith, Ancient City, Mt. Horeb #20 (approx. 0.3 miles away); 8 Dr. R.B. Hayling Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); 570 Christopher Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Florida East Coast Railway - General Office Buildings (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Persons • Sports •
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