Peaceful Protest for Civil RightsAt this location on June 9th, 1964, Civil Rights Movement Leader Andrew Young led a march from Lincolnville to the Plaza de la Constitucion where they met violent opposition. Young had been sent to St. Augustine by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. a close friend and fellow advocate, to organize a peaceful protest for human rights. When Young led the group of demonstrators across the street to this location he was beaten by a large white mob that had been waiting for the marchers to arrive.
|Placed By||City of St. Augustine|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 469813 N 3306901|
|Decimal Degrees||29.89238333, -81.31265000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 53.543', W 81° 18.759'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 53' 32.58" N, 81° 18' 45.54" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 171-187 St George St, Saint Augustine FL 32084, US|
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