The Sights of St. Augustine

St. Augustine Lighthouse

Light Station


Two Medici lion replicas, modeled after the originals by Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Rome, Italy, guard the western entrance of the Bridge of Lions, a bridge spanning the Matanzas River and connecting downtown St. Augustine to Anastasia Island.

Oldest schoolhouse in US

Ancient headstones
Ancient headstone

Nombre de Dios mission cross
El Nombre de Dios Mission – the largest cross in the Northern Hemisphere at 204 feet

Magnolia Street
Magnolia Street – The magnolias of Magnolia Street didn’t survive a big freeze, so now it’s just live oaks and Spanish Moss, but the name stuck!

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Memorial Presbyterian Church


Memorial Presbyterian Church


We saw at least four weddings!

Lightner Museum and City Hall
Lightner Museum and City Hall

Oldest House in US
The oldest house in St. Augustine

Aviles Street: oldest street in US
Aviles Street – the oldest street in the US

 

 

 


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3 Responses to The Sights of St. Augustine

  1. Aimee says:

    Thanks for all the posts about St. Augustine! We looked through your pictures last night and enjoyed seeing many of our favorite sights (and our favorite gift shop employee!). It's especially great to see the lions. They have been in storage the last couple of times we've been there while they were repairing the bridge.

  2. Short and Hat says:

    Aimee,

    Um, we're pretty much in love with St. Augustine–by far our favorite little spot in Florida. I KNOW–the lions were awesome, and the locals are so proud of them–it was so fortunate that they were back by the bridge. It was lovely meeting your mother-in-law; we had a fabulous time at dinner.

    Miss you guys!

  3. click here says:

    Chaqueta negro con: Corto chaqueta negro ha sido la afluencia de estilo de diseño favorita de la gente con algunas locomotoras se verá, hombreras finas muy guapos también tienen un efecto significativo, diseño dobladillo exquisito con mallas negras simples y la nieve Botas serán extraordinariamente tierna y oh, rango MM súper coreana de los niños.

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