Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline to speak at Commemoration


On June 18, 1964, 16 rabbis and a Reform Jewish administrator, in St. Augustine at the request of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., were arrested and held in the St. Johns County Jail. Overnight, they wrote a letter titled “Why We Went to St. Augustine” that will be read by Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline as part of the commemoration.

Sikes-Kline has been a steadfast supporter of the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society for many years. She is a native Floridian and has lived in St. Augustine since 1984. She received her bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Florida. Mayor Kline...

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