Mary Parkman Peabody

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Mary Elizabeth Peabody (Parkman)

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Wife of Rev. Malcolm Endicott Peabody
Mother of Marietta Peabody Tree and Gov. Endicott "Chub" Peabody

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About Mary Parkman Peabody

It was front page news around the country on April 1, 1964 when the Governor Endicott Peabody's 72 year old mother, Mary Parkman Peabody, was arrested at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge in St. Augustine, Florida for attempting to be served in an integrated group at a racially segregated restaurant. This made Mrs. Peabody a hero to the civil rights movement, and brought the efforts in St. Augustine — the nation's oldest city — to national and international attention.The story of her arrest is told in many books including one by her arrest companions, Hester Campbell, entitled Four for Freedom.

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Mary Parkman Peabody's Timeline

1892
1892
1917
April 17, 1917
Age 25
Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1920
1920
Age 28
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