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Forest Park Head Start School | Photo © 2007 Nomeus, www.flurbex.com

Forest Park Head Start School

Forest Park Elementary School, 1950s Forest Park Elementary School was constructed in 1954 located at the corner of Forest and Goodwin Streets in Mixon Town, Jacksonville. The school was one of many...

Silver Green Cemetery | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Silver Green Cemetery

Gaston Drake, Lumber Magnate Silver Green Cemetery, called Carver or Princeton Colored Cemetery in some records, has a history that traces back to Gaston Drake, founder of the community of Princeton...

Lincoln Memorial Park | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Lincoln Memorial Park

Kelsey Leroy Pharr Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery in Miami is considered by many to be Florida’s most significant predominantly African-American cemetery. Its roots date back to 1914, when Kelsey...

Moncrief Road Cemeteries | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Moncrief Road Cemeteries

  Abraham Lincoln Lewis, founder of the Afro-American Life Insurance Company Memorial Cemetery is located at the corner of Moncrief Road and Edgewood. It was established in 1909 by Leo Benedict, a...

Jackson Rooming House | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Jackson Rooming House

  The building has a large number of supports to prevent it from collapsing The Jackson Rooming House located in Tampa began as a six-room cottage built by Moses and Sarah Jackson in 1901. Due to its...

Saint Luke Baptist Church | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Saint Luke Baptist Church

  The church years before its destruction. Photo Credit: Jim Dourney, 2015 Saint Luke Baptist Church, also known as Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church, was a historic church located in Marianna. It...

Robert Hungerford Preparatory High School | Photo © 2018 Tosh

Robert Hungerford Preparatory High School

  Hungerford Highschool yearbook photo taken in 1965 On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated, making it one of the first self-governing all-black townships in the United States...

Old Trilby Colored Cemetery | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Old Trilby Colored Cemetery

  Some of the few graves that are clean Located in the small town of Trilby, down a dirt road and set back in the woods of a residential neighborhood is a small cemetery mostly known only to locals...

Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church | Photo © Bullet 2016, www.abandonedfl.com

Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church

  Undated photograph of the church at its current location, near the entrance to Mount Dora. The Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church was first founded in the late-1800s by pioneer African-American...

Evans Rendezvous | Photo © 2017 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Evans Rendezvous

  MaVynee Betsch, who was known locally as “the Beach Lady.” Evans Rendezvous was a well-known African-American nightclub located in American Beach. American Beach was founded in 1935 by...

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