The Community Pride in Hannibal Square Mosaic

The Community Pride in Hannibal Square Mosaic

   

In 1887, the citizens of Hannibal Sqaure, led by Gus Henderson crossed the railroad tracks to cast their votes at Ergood’s Store on Park Avenue. This historic vote elected two African-Americans: Frank Israel and Walter Simpson, the first ever elected to the town council of Winter Park. The landmarks of the neighborhood them, and for decades to come, included the Mt. Moriah Missonary Baptist Church, the train line, and local homes and businesses. The scenes depicted were designed by school

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Date created: 2007

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