Historical Marker Series

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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At this site will be erected the Martin Luther King, Jr .Memorial. The memorial will embody the man, the movement and the message. It will honor this 20th century visionary who brought about change through the principles of nonviolence and equally for all. …
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Here on the evening of April 4, 1968, Kennedy came to address a large crowd of mostly African Americans in his bid for Democratic Party nomination for president of U.S. Instead, visibly shaken, he gave an impromptu speech about the assassination of Martin L…
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Fisk Memorial Chapel, deigned by New York architect William Bigelow, was erected in 1892 in memory of General Clinton B. Fisk, a founder of the University. The religious and cultural center of the campus, the Chapel has welcomed foreign dignitaries, outstan…
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Minister of the Gospel, Author, Nobel Laureate, Civil Rights Leader, and Drum Major for Justice. Dedicated by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Gov. James S. Gilmore, III, and the Citizens of Virginia on November 14, 2001
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"Our Stone of Help.""Then Samuel took a stone and named it Ebenezer for he said, 'Thus far the Lord has helped us.'"(I Samuel 7:12.) The Rev. John A. Parker, Pastor 1886-1894.The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor 1894-1931.The Rev. Dr. Martin Lut…
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64 Washington Street was the Florida State Headquarters of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during and after the civil rights demonstrations of 1964. SCLC was founded in 1957 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after the successful Montgomery …
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The house at 156 Central Avenue was built in the 1950's for Mrs. Janie Price, a nurse at Flagler Hospital. She had taken her nurse's training at Grady Hospital in Atlanta in the 1940s and while there had attended dances with students from Morehouse College&…
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The Rudcarlie Building at 79 Bridge Street was built in the 1950's by Dr. Rudolph N. Gordon (1901-1959) and named for the members of his family. Rudolph, Carlotta, and Rosalie. It was the first medical/dental office constructed in St. Augustine without raci…
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Zion Baptist Church, with its distinctive double towers, was built in 1921 to house a congregation originally organized in 1886. It is the last house of worship passed by many funerals on their way to several nearby cemeteries, including the one from which …
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"This hotel, in fact, may be much more justly called the center of Washington and the Union than either the Capitol, the White House or the State Department. . ."Nathaniel Hawthorne, Civil War reporter for the Atlantic Monthly At 6:30 a.m. in late Februa…
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