Frenchtown

N Macomb St & W Virginia St
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 513-9981

Bounded approximately by Tennessee Street, Alabama Street, Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Frenchtown is Tallahassee’s best-known black neighborhood. Following the Civil War many freed slaves migrated here and developed a thriving middle-class African American community. Only a few original structures remain, but preservation efforts focus on revitalizing homes and businesses.

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Bounded approximately by Tennessee Street, Alabama Street, Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Frenchtown is Tallahassee’s best-known black neighborhood. Following the Civil War many freed slaves migrated here and developed a thriving middle-class African American community. Only a few original structures remain, but preservation efforts focus on revitalizing homes and businesses.

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