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The history of Saint Augustine, Florida

William W. Dewhurst

The history of Saint Augustine, Florida

with an introductory account of the early Spanish and French attempts at exploration and settlement in the territory of Florida, together with sketches of events and objects of interest connected wh the oldest town in the United States, to which is added a short description of the climate and advantages of Saint Augustine as a health resort.

by William W. Dewhurst

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- History,
  • Florida -- History -- To 1821

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10866.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13553575M
    OCLC/WorldCa10943632


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The text of historical books describing St. Augustine history. Harper's Monthly. Published The author and her party journey from New York to St. Augustine, where they tour Florida book city and meet a colorful procession of locals in this intimate look at 19th century St.

Augustine. Augustine Florida is known for more than beautiful beaches, great shopping and fine dining. The Nation's Oldest City is rich in over years of history and culture.

Our fascinating history spans from the founding of St. Augustine by Pedro Menendez into the reign of railroad entrepreneur Henry Flagler in the late s, to the. The Research Library of the St. Augustine Historical Society specializes in local history, Florida colonial history and genealogy.

The collection includes maps, photographs, vertical subject files, church records, city government records, manuscript collections, circuit court records, and biographical files.

Shelves: florida, american-south, spain, britain, colonial-america, history St. Augustine is the oldest European city in North America, founded by the Spanish in Sitting near the mouth of the St. John river in northern Florida, it originally served to help defend Spanish ships from mischievous English pirates.4/5.

The patron Saint of Saint Augustine’s University is Augustine of Hippo. Saint Augustine was born on Novem CE in Thagaste, Numidia, a province in North Africa which is present day Algeria.

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The Spaniards planted a cross, unfurled the royal banner, and took the oath of. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dewhurst, William W. (William Whitwell), History of Saint Augustine, Florida. His records, known as The Golden Book of the Menorcans is the basis for much of what is known about the early Menorcan history in Florida.

Today it is believed that o descendants of the original Menorcans still live in the Saint Augustine/ Saint Johns County area. Florida was ceded to Great Britain and divided into East and West Florida. The new protectorates, including new Canadian territories, were added to the British Empire in alphabetical order, making Florida, East, and Florida, West the 14th and 15th British colonies in North America.

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Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, September Summary Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in.

The UFHSA is a University of Florida direct support organization created to ensure the long-term preservation and interpretation of state-owned historic properties in St.

Augustine through historic preservation initiatives and education programs. So St Augustine’s was built to meet the need for new churches. The foundation stone of the new church was laid in and the nave and main parts of the church constructed in However, it was not untiljust before the outbreak of the First World War, that the church was finally completed and consecrated.

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Augustine is located in northeast Florida and is the county seat of St. Johns County, Florida. The City of St. Augustine was founded 42 years before Jamestown, Virginia and 55 years before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock easily establishing the community as the oldest permanent European settlement on the North American continent.

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Dewhurst. Saint Augustine is by far the most ancient European town in North America. Its early history is one of turbulence and violence, of settlement and abandonment. In the middle to late s numerous Spaniards and Frenchmen attempted to conquer and claim th.This book examines the evolution of race relations in St.

Augustine from the post-Reconstruction period to the present. It shows how racial patterns developed during the Jim Crow period and how these patterns were gradually realigned by the Brown decision in and especially by St.

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