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19 Ways You Know You Live in St. Augustine

Updated May 27th, 2014 by Sarah and Alex

Check out this list of 19 ways locals know that they live in the best city in the country!

5 Things You Should Know About Founder's Day

Updated August 24th, 2021 by Alex

This holiday celebrates the founding of the city of St. Augustine, but there may be more to the story than you know.

A detailed map of the city of St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1885.

Black History Museums in St. Augustine, Florida

Updated February 2nd, 2022 by cheyenne

To answer your question: “Where can I learn about Black History near me?”

Castillo de San Marcos

(904) 829-6506
1 South Castillo Drive

The oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. and a National Monument, the Castillo is the focal point of historical St. Augustine.

Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

(904) 824-2806
38 Cathedral Place

America's first parish and the oldest Catholic Church, which holds exquisite architecture and art in a spiritual and historical setting.

Earth Kinship

(904) 477-5669
5880 Don Manuel Rd.

Hosting natural, inspiring experiences enabling visitors to explore Northeast Florida's one-of-a-kind ecosystem.

The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the country is in St. Augustine.

Planning a St. Augustine Field Trip

Updated August 1st, 2020 by Visit St. Augustine

Ximenez-Fatio House on Aviles Street in Saint Augustine.

Quick Lessons in History

Updated June 2nd, 2014 by Meaghan

The Oldest Wooden School House and Ximenez-Fatio House provide St. Augustine visitors an opportunity to stand in the rooms where students learned and visitors passed their time over 250 years ago.

200th Anniversary Symposium: Then, Now and the Future

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

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

Remember and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in St. Augustine with this public ceremony featuring veterans of the civil rights movement.