Bayfront Westcott House

146 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, Florida, 32084, United States | 4 star b&b
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Ft. Mose and the Fountain of Youth

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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After a great night’s sleep, we enjoyed a yummy ham and cheese omelet served by the friendly staff at the Westcott. With no time to waste, we headed out in the direction of the St. Augustine Historical Society to meet up with James. He introduced us to Charles Tingley, the Society’s senior research librarian, who provided some great …

Martin Luther King Day: Exploring St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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We knew rain was on the way, but a few sprinkles couldn’t stop the Globetrotters from exploring a new city. So, after enjoying breakfast -- fresh fruit, country scramble, bagels and orange juice -- we took a driving tour. James had mentioned the historic area of Lincolnville, long known as a thriving African American community. Today, the …

Didn't find fhe Fountain of Youth

A travel blog entry by richandjanell

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We had a great day touring St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States. We took the trolley around and really enjoyed seeing this beautiful city. Yesterday it rained all day but today was clear if a little cool.

Never knew that the history of United States really started here. This colony started before Jamestown. Ponce de Leon was not looking for the Fountain of Youth, he was looking for gold for the King of Spain.
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Touring St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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Author: David

We started the day by touring Castillo de San Marco for three hours. It was simply awesome not feeling hurried. Castillo de San Marco has a fascinating history as the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S. For starters, it was the tenth fort of St. Augustine. The first nine were built of wood and were either eaten by termites, rotted by humidity, or burned by natives and pirates/privateers (namely Sir Francis Drake). Finally, with ...

St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... 1565, making it the older by 2-3 generations. A few pictures from day 1 follow.

A note about photo 4 "Alhambra Jr." : Franklin Smith, a wealthy Bostonian, moved his lovely socialite wife to sleepy little St. Augustine in 1883 and set about building his fantasy dream house. His amazing "Zorayda Castle" was the first building in the United States made by the new technology of poured concrete. It was modeled after the Alhambra in Grenada, albeit 1/10 the ...

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This 4 star B&B, located on 146 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, is near St. Augustine ECO Tours, Gonzalez-Alvarez House (Oldest House), The Oldest House, and Spanish Quarter.
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