ACCORD Civil Rights Museum - 79 Bridge Street, St. Augustine ,Florida
The ACCORD Freedom Trail marker located at 79 Bridge Street is the location of the newly opened ACCORD Civil Rights Museum. The museum officially opened on July 2, 2014, marking the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The ACCORD Civil Rights Museum houses displays, articles, stories, and artifacts all set up to share the stories of the Unsung “heroes” and “sheroes” of the local 1960s Civil Rights Movement. We offer daily film viewings of civil rights documentaries and vintage clips. Visitors can watch clips from the breathtaking documentaries "Crossing in St. Augustine" by Ambassador Andrew Young, and "Dare Not Walk Alone," by Jeremy Dean. Full film viewings will last approximately one to two hours.
Our facility also houses an adult/children's library that contains high quality books, including donated books by the Willits Foundation. Included in this library are research books donated by the St. Johns County Public Library System about the civil rights movement and African American studies that enable our visitors to learn more about different periods of our nation’s history. We also house an extensive collection of personal artifacts donated by the late Dr. Robert B. Hayling.
The ACCORD Civil Rights Museum is OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call or text Liz Duncan at (904) 347-1382 to schedule your appointment.
We appreciate all our sponsors and volunteers! Thank you for your continued support!!
MUSEUM EVENTS CALENDAR
September 18, 2015