St Augustine National Cemetery

An active military installation and the Florida National Guard headquarters.

The St. Augustine National Cemetery, located on the grounds of St. Francis Barracks, played an important role in the history of the Ancient City. The 1.4-acre cemetery has had 2,788 interments since 1828 when the first burials took place. These were soldiers stationed at St. Francis Barracks who were veterans of the Florida Indian Wars. In 1842, three coquina pyramids were erected in the cemetery ...

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