Lynching Historical Marker at Cascades Park

798 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee FL

A historical marker in remembrance of Ernest Ponder, Richard Hawkins, Mick Morris, and Pierce Taylor, Black victims of racial terror violence in Leon County, Florida. The marker is located in Cascades Park, near the site where the jail from which the four men were abducted once stood. 

The Tallahassee Community Remembrance Project seeks to remember and acknowledge past and present racial violence and injustice in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, and to inspire our community to come together for dialogue, education, understanding, action and, ultimately, for healing and trust.

 

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A historical marker in remembrance of Ernest Ponder, Richard Hawkins, Mick Morris, and Pierce Taylor, Black victims of racial terror violence in Leon County, Florida. The marker is located in Cascades Park, near the site where the jail from which the four men were abducted once stood. 

The Tallahassee Community Remembrance Project seeks to remember and acknowledge past and present racial violence and injustice in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, and to inspire our community to come together for dialogue, education, understanding, action and, ultimately, for healing and trust.

 

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