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|Guest Column: Integration got a foothold at the Ponce|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
As St. Augustine marks the 50th anniversary of the civil rights demonstrations of 1964, we have been reminded of the sit-in staged by Murray High School students at the Hotel Ponce de Leon in March of 1964. That brief confrontation led to mass arrests.
However, few people know that a month earlier the venerable Flagler resort hotel had already quietly hosted a racially integrated conference without incident.
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