Robert L. Ripley

Robert L. Ripley (HM1R5A)

Location: St. Augustine, FL 32084 St. Johns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 53.969', W 81° 18.823'

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Robert L. Ripley was an internationally famous artist, writer, radio personality, movie maker, and world explorer.

Mr. Ripley visited over 200 countries, and during his travels amassed an eclectic collection of artifacts, curiosities and oddities that have continued to amaze the world for over 50 years after his death.

Mr. Ripley was a frequent visitor to St. Augustine and often mentioned Castle Warden as the ideal venue to display his collection to the world.

On December 9, 1950, a year and a half after his passing, his dream was fulfilled and the original Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum opened at this location.
HM NumberHM1R5A
Year Placed2000
Placed ByFlorida Department of State, Florida League of Cities
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469712 N 3307688
Decimal Degrees29.89948333, -81.31371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.969', W 81° 18.823'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 58.14" N, 81° 18' 49.38" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)904
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine FL 32084, US
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