Historical photos of the nation’s oldest city date back to the early 1800’s and depict a very different St. Augustine than the one we know today! Travel back in time through these photographs and enjoy learning a few things as well. Visitors can browse this section to see how the city has changed over the years and how it has stayed the same!
The Alcazar Hotel was built by Henry Flagler in St. Augusitne, Florida. Today it is home to the Lightner Museum, Alcazar cafe and antique shops.
A view of the Alcazar Hotel from Granada Street.
Sketch of the Alcazar Hotel in St Augustine, Florida.
Alcazar Hotel 1902
Alcazar Hotel in Saint Augusitne, Florida, circa 1902.
Alcazar Hotel and Casino in St Augusitne, Florida
View of the Alcazar Hotel tennis courts in Saint Augusitne, Florida
Alcazar Hotel Birdseye View
A birdseye view of the Alcazar Hotel
Alcazar Hotel, Courtyard
Alcazar Courtyard summary
Alcazar Hotel, Courtyard Fountain
Alcazar Hotel, Courtyard Fountain in St. Augustine, Florida
Alcazar Hotel, Swimming Pool
Hotel Alcazar pool
Alcazar Hotel, Swimming Pool ca.1891
Alcazar Hotel Bathing Pool & Casino
Alcazar Hotel; West Loggia
The west loggia of the Alcazar Hotel
Alligator in the plaza
Alligator on display in the plaza.
The Barcelona Hotel in Saint Augustine
Casa Monica Hotel
Casa Monica Hotel
Castillo de San Marcos
Soldiers guarding the entrance to the fort.
Castillo de San Marcos, Guard Tower
A man sits of the steps of the guard tower inside the Castillo de San Marcos
Castillo de San Marcos, Moat and Entrance
A photo of the fort and entrance taken from the sea wall.
Castillo de San Marcos; and view of downtown
A view of St. Augustine's downtown from the top of the Castillo de San Marcos
Castillo de San Marcos; Entrance
Entrance to the fort in St. Augustine
Castillo de San Marcos; Gate
Entrance gate to the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine.
Castillo de San Marcos; interior
The photograph of the interior of the Fort, Castillo de San Marcos
Castillo de San Marcos; interior room
A holding cell inside the Castillo de San Marcos
Castillo de San Marcos; interior stairs to gundeck
Interior stairs leading to the gundeck of the fort.
Castillo de San Marcos; Moat and hot Shot Furnace
A view of the fort, moat, and hot shot furnace.
Castillo de San Marcos; Watch Tower
A photo of the Castillo de San Marco's watch tower
The interior of the Catholic Cathedral in St. Augustine
Cathedral of St. Augustine
Cathedral; Street View
A view of the Catholic Cathedral from Cathedral Street