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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2156_father-miguel-o-reilly-house_Saint-Augustine-FL.html
A tabby interior wall provides evidence that a portion of this building remains from the First Spanish Period before coquina stone construction took its place. Tabby was a form of construction that produced a cement slurry with an aggregate of oys…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM212F_the-segui-kirby-smith-house_Saint-Augustine-FL.html
The Segui-Kirby Smith House is one of only 36 Spanish Colonial houses remaining in St. Augustine. The house dates from the late 1700s. The site on which it is situated has been continuously occupied since the late 1500s. In 1786 it became the h…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20ZD_andrew-young-crossing_Saint-Augustine-FL.html
At this location on June 9th, 1964, Civil Rights Movement Leader Andrew Young led a march from Lincolnville to the Plaza de la Constitucion where they met violent opposition. Young had been sent to St. Augustine by the Reverend Martin Luther King,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20CA_old-spanish-chimney-and-well_Saint-Augustine-FL.html
These ruins are all that remain of what was probably a Spanish barracks which housed the quarry overseer, master masons, and stonecutters who were involved in the construction of the Castillo de San Marcos. The quarry, located directly across the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM209U_flagler-memorial-presbyterian-church_Saint-Augustine-FL.html
(side 1) St. Augustine had no Prostestant church when it became an American town in 1821. At first a united Protestant church was favored. Many denominations sent missionaries such as Presbyterian Eleazer Lathrop, who first arrived in 1821. By Oc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZAK_veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_Saint-Augustine-Beach-FL.html
For those who have fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Dedicated to all of the United States Armed Forces November 11, 2009
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y5I_lighthouse-and-keepers-house_St.-Augustine-FL.html
The St. Augustine Lighthouse began as a Spanish watchtower and is St. Augustine's oldest brick structure. Rare proof exists of African Americans on site during its construction. The 1876 house includes an uncommon coquina basement that stored supp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XUR_black-catholic-heritage-historical_St.-Augustine-FL.html
Side 1 This block of property owned by the Catholic Church contains three historic buildings that embody an important part of African American heritage of St. Augustine. It was part of Yallaha orange grove plantation before the Civil War and wa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XUQ_lincolnville-historic-district-historical_St.-Augustine-FL.html
Once the site of Indian Villages, colonial plantations and orange groves, Lincolnville began as a settlement of emancipated slaves in 1866. African-Americans, who trace their origins to the City┬┤s 16th century founding, played an integral role in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XUL_villa-zorayda-historical_St.-Augustine-FL.html
The Villa Zorayda was constructed in 1883 as the winter home of Franklin Smith, a Boston millionaire who was so impressed by the magnificence of the Alhambra Palace which he saw during a visit to Granada, Spain, that he decided to build his house …
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