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Susie Tolbert House

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Not currently open to the public. This house on the Edward Waters College campus is named for Susie Ella Middelton Tolbert. Born in Chicago, Mrs. Tolbert made her home in Jacksonville and pursued her life's work in there. The mother of seven developed the Willing Workers Club and the Christian Endeavor Organization for her church, New Bethel AME. Mrs. Tolbert supported needy Edward Waters College students by providing free room and board, and lobbied for better facilities and equipment for the black children in Jacksonville. The house is undergoing renovation.

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  • Black Heritage Trail,
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  • Historic Sites & Monuments,

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