Frank Butler Park
This beach located on Anastasia Island, developed by St. Augustine’s leading black businessman, Frank Butler, is one of the historic African American beaches from the time of segregation. It is now a local park with a boat ramp, picnic tables, and restroom facilities.
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For decades, millions upon millions of Florida tourists have visited St. Augustine, which is celebrated as America’s oldest city and known for its vital role the nation’s history, yet almost all those people have come and gone without hearing a word about the area’s rich African American heritage.Civil Rights Leader, Andrew Young — Read the Full Letter →