Groveland  Four  Resolution

 

“Nearly 68 years after four black men were falsely accused of the rape of a white woman, the Groveland Four won key support Tuesday from the Florida House in the quest to get an apology from the state.” 

 

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Florida Frontiers 

 

“In 1929, a prominent black physician named William Monroe Wells opened the Wells’Built Hotel on South Street.”

 

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Visiting to the Wells' Built Museum

 

“It served as a lodge to African Americans during an era of segregation when accommodations were not available to them in other areas of Central Florida.”

 

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Best Shrine to Black Lives That Mattered 

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“Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Bo Diddley and countless other legends rocked the South Street Casino in its day…”

 

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Exploring the path to  Parramore's  past

 

“Now the Wells'Built Museum of African-American History and Culture, of which Thompson is director, it functions as a strong community anchor and force for preserving the area's heritage.”

 

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511 W. South Street 

Orlando, FL 32805

Phone:

407-245-7535

 

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