ART
ARCHITECTURE
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St. Augustine Foot Soldiers Monument
Art: Sculpture

Artist
Brian Owens
 Podcasts
St Augustine's Foot Soldiers - Brian Owens
Description
The St. Augustine Foot Soldiers Monument is dedicated to those who participated in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's in St. Augustine. They protested racial discrimination by marching, picketing, kneeling-in at churches, sitting-in at lunch counters, wading-in at beaches, attending rallies, raising money, preparing meals and providing safe haven.

They persisted in the face of jailings, beatings, shootings, loss of employment, threats and other dangers. They were Foot Soldiers for Freedo...
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Location
King Steet & Charlotte Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
United States

SE corner of the public park bounded by Cathedral Pl., King St. and Charlotte St. This is the "Plaza De La Constitucion".
Nearby Items
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17. South Bridge of Lions, Avenida Menendez / Sydney McKenna504 feet
12. The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine / Kevin Curry628 feet
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18. South Bayfront, Avenida Menendez / Roxanne Horvath and Peter Rumpel0.2 miles
20. Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse / Wendy Mandel McDaniel0.2 miles
11. Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront / Donald Martin0.2 miles