Monthly Archives: February 2009

Local archaeologists to speak at meeting

The St. Augustine Archaeological Association will commemorate Florida Archeology Month by presenting three local archaeologists speaking about recent projects in St. Johns County according to an announcement received by Historic City News today.

Keepers Roast & Grog Fest this weekend

In a report to Historic City News from Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau, we discovered many new weekend activities including the Keeper’s Roast & Grog Fest at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum.

Marine auction at Yacht Club

Sacha Martin reported to Historic City News today that there will be a countywide marine auction Saturday, March 7th beginning at noon at the St. Augustine Yacht Club located at the lighthouse park.

Robert Searle raid of 1668 re-enactment

Funded in part by a grant from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, Historic City News has learned that The “Sack of St. Augustine: Captain Robert Searle’s Raid of 1668” will be re-created; providing spectators with a close-up look at the horrors inflicted on the city’s residents by the real Pirates of the Caribbean.