Gulf County Representative Cecil G. Costin speaking at the dedication of the Port St. Joe Constitution Museum

Gulf County Representative Cecil G. Costin speaking at the dedication of the Port St. Joe Constitution Museum

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/73594
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Title

  • Gulf County Representative Cecil G. Costin speaking at the dedication of the Port St. Joe Constitution Museum

Image Number

  • C023086

Year

  • 1956

Date Note

  • Photographed in January 1956.

Series Title

General Note

  • Florida.bBoard of Parks and Historic Memorials
  • Note seated at the far left is Governor Leroy Collins.
  • On January 11, 1839 in old St. Joseph, state delegates signed the first state constitution. A memorial commemorating that first (of five) Florida Constitutional Conventions was erected in 1922 and bears the names of the convention delegates engraved in marble. Then on 7 March 1950, the City of Port St. Joe donated the memorial to the board of Parks and Historic Memorials (Florida Park Service). In 1954, the city donated additional adjoining property. In 1955, the Florida Park Service opened a museum facility on the 13.5 acre site, which became known as the Constitution Convention Museum State Park.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 043309.

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