“It’s been over 50 years since her death and
her work is still being released. She is a part
of who we are as African American people.”
The City of Fort Pierce helps to promote
the Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage
Dust Tracks on a Road), which “commemorates
Harlem Renaissance author, anthropologist,
storyteller and dramatist,” according to the
city’s website. Three large kiosks and eight
trail markers help visitors to see and understand
3 on the trail is at the last known residence
of Hurston, 1734 Avenue L. The small block
house was owned by Dr. Clem C. Benton, a
prominent physician and family friend, who
recognized Hurston’s talent and allowed her
to live in the home rent-free in the last years
of her life. Tours can be arranged by appointment
Hobson has spent a large part of his career
studying Hurston and is working with the
foundation to revamp a recently acquired
property. After over a year of meetings and
discussions, the building formerly known as
the Agape Senior recreation center on North
Ninth Street, was donated to the group in
July of 2019.
“This building has a rich history. Before it
was the rec center, it was owned by a some- >>
Trail (named after her autobiography,
the life and times of a world-renown
the life and travels of Hurston. Marker
Marjorie Harrell, historian for the foundation, was a student of Hurston’s in 10th and 11th grade,
and has made it part of her life’s work to revive Zora’s legacy and her historical importance.
Hospice care has always been at the heart of all that we do.
Since 1982, Treasure Coast Hospice has been providing compassionate
end-of-life care to patients and families in our community.
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Our patients receive hospice care in their own homes, in hospitals,
in nursing homes or assisted living residences,
or in one of our three Inpatient Units.
Licensed since 1982. Treasure Coast Hospice complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
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