McCrory's Five and Dime Store-158 Saint George Street
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 29° 53.569 W 081° 18.793
17R E 469758 N 3306949
Quick Description: Part of the St. Augustine Civil Rights Movement
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2012 5:09:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMERHY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 11

Long Description:
This location, considered THE ORIGINAL "TEN CENT" STORE, was THE PREMIER SITE OF THE LOCAL CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT-BEGINNING AFTER THE VAIN ATTEMPT (1960) TO ACQUIRE LUNCH-COUNTER SERVICE BY HENRY "HANK" THOMAS-hence called a LOCAL CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER, and one of the FREEDOM RIDERS (1961), NATIONALLY. This valiant effort gave credence to the expression "ONE PERSON WITH COURAGE IS A MAJORITY!"

--This acknowledgement is SUPPORTED BY THE DONALD L. BAILEY, SR. FAMILY-ENCOURAGING UNIVERSAL CIVIC LEADERSHIP AND VIGILANCE, AND THE PURSUIT OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE --

The Civil Rights Memorial Projects Committee of St. Augustine, Executive Committee: Gerald Eubanks, Chairman; Bernice L. Harper, Vice-Chairman; Major General Ronald L. Bailey. (In Memory of) Michael McQueen, Jimmie O. Wells, Sr.
Civil Right Type: Race (U.S. Civil Rights movement)

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