St. Johns County will celebrate its 200th anniversary in July 2021. Free Event

200th Anniversary Symposium: Then, Now and the Future

Saturday, July 17, 2021 | 2 to 4 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium

Discover St. Johns County’s history and vision for the future in a special symposium at Lewis Auditorium Saturday, July 17, 2021.

14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 826-8600
  • St. Johns County, Florida, is celebrating its 200th anniversary with a symposium Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Lewis Auditorium in historic downtown St. Augustine.

    In the “St. Johns County 200th Anniversary Symposium: Then, Now and the Future,” participants will learn about the fascinating history of St. Johns County and it many cultures. Guests will also discover ways St. Johns County plans to share the stories of its history and culture in the future.

    Presented by St. Johns County Public Library System, the St. Johns Cultural Council and Flagler College, the program will include speakers, musical performances, re-enactors and refreshments.

    Speakers will include Thomas Graham, Ph.D., St. Augustine historian and author of “Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine” and “Flagler’s St. Augustine Hotels: The Ponce de Leon, the Alcazar and the Casa Monica.” Gayle Phillips, executive director of the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, author and historian Ann Browning Masters, Ph.D., and Christina Parrish Stone, executive director of the St. Johns Cultural Council, will also speak during the symposium.

    Local musician Sam Pacetti will perform music representing 200 years of St. Johns County. 

    Admission: Free

    When: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021

    Where: Lewis Auditorium is located at 14 Granada St., in historic downtown.

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