Casa Avero

Casa Avero (HMVHZ)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 53.776', W 81° 18.793'

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St. Photios

— National Greek Orthodox Shrine —

Built 1749 - Restored 1979
This shrine is dedicated to the memory of the 400 Greeks who arrived in St. Augustine in 1768, took on fresh supplies, then journeyed south to help settle the colony of New Smyrna, Florida. After ten difficult years, the survivors of that colony sought refuge in St. Augustine, where they gathered in the Avero House for worship. These pioneers comprised the first permanent settlement of Greeks on this continent. This house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Property of
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
of North and South America
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469759 N 3307332
Decimal Degrees29.89626667, -81.31321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.776', W 81° 18.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 46.56" N, 81° 18' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41-43 St George St, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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