Historic Markers Across Florida



The Florida Constitution



Marker ID:  
Location: 200 Allen Memorial Way, Port Saint Joe, FL
County: Gulf
Coordinates: N 29° 47.605    W 085° 17.808
  29.79341666    -85.2968
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

The Florida Constitution



This memorial is to commemorate the birth of the State of Florida and the assembling of the first Constitutional Convention of this state convened in a building then standing upon this spot in the Year of our Lord 1838.

All men are equal before the law and have certain inalienable rights among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing happiness and obtaining safety.

Erected 1922 by State Constitution Memorial Commission.