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Flagler College reported to Historic City News that St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program archaeologist Brendan Burke will speak on March 18th as part of the Historic St. Augustine Research Institute speaker series on the local campus.
Historic City News readers are aware that, four-hundred and forty-nine years ago, on September 8, 1565, Admiral Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés stepped ashore at Matanzas Bay and founded St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest, continuously occupied, European city, port, and parish in the continental United States.
Activities at the Anastasia Island Library March will be a busy month for Historic City News patrons of the St Johns County Library. There is always something useful and fun available at each of the branches of the Library — all you have to do is ask.
Once again, The St Augustine Art Association brings another historian and acclaimed author, Dr. Wayne W. Wood, to present a free lecture on the life and work of the late Julian Courtenay Hunt; to be held on Thursday, February 20, at the St Augustine Art Association. Historic City News readers are invite to join and […]
The luck o’ the Irish will be with you at the St Augustine St Patrick’s Day Parade, when lads and lasses from throughout Georgia and Florida, Savannah to Sarasota and beyond converge upon the Historic City, donning their best greens, for our local annual celebration of the Emerald Isle’s most revered saint.
St. Augustine Art Association Docent Coordinator Kay Burtin will lead a free guided tour of the Art Association’s Permanent Collection on Sunday, February 16, at 3 p.m.
Join Historic City News readers and your official Nation Park Service guide, for a special look at St Augustine during a torchlight tour interpreting the period between 1875 and 1878 at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument; then known as Fort Marion.
Tri-Talent Musical Theater Class provides children, ages 9-14, with a well-rounded training with which to insure their best chance of success as they enter into the amazing world of musical theater. This program will focus on acting, movement, and choral singing for the music theater stage, enabling students to improve their performance skills.
For the last three years, Historic City News sponsor, Romanza Festivale, has showcased St Augustine’s music, dance, theater, art, cuisine, heritage and romance; bringing headliners, street fairs, parades, concerts, plays, re-enactments, exhibits, lectures, and tours to perform and entertain residents and visitors at venues throughout the city.
Historic City News was informed that Robert Laryn Skate Park is scheduled to reopen to the public at 10:00 a.m. this morning, Saturday, February 8, weather permitting. A new operator will manage a pro shop staffed with knowledgeable skaters and offers skateboard lessons, skateboards and gear, equipment rental, snacks and drinks.
Romanza founder, Albert Syeles, was pleased to announce one of this year’s first signature events of the 2014 Romanza Festivale of the Arts in St Augustine, with tickets going on sale Valentine’s Day, February 14th.
The City of St. Augustine got a little darker for Historic City News readers last Monday night as the 20th season of Nights of Lights drew to a close. The annual winter celebration of light started its 10-week long run on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and ended on Sunday, February 2.
Adam Shockey, President and CEO of Tour Saint Augustine Inc, and his friend, Elaine Fraser, Owner, Marketing and Public Relations Consultant for Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park and Owner and Executive Director for Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum and Gardens, are inviting all Historic City News readers to join “Team Tourism” […]
Patrician Price announced to Historic City News readers that February holds some new and exciting adventures already planned for the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach.
St Augustine holds a unique place in the history of African-Americans in North America as the location of the first legally sanctioned free African-American town in the nation; Kathy Catron, Director of Communication for the St Augustine Ponte Vedra Visitors and Convention Bureau, told Historic City News this morning.
Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, informed local Historic City News reporters about the following entertaining events for our St Johns County readers.<!–more–> St Johns County residents with valid identification are always admitted free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the […]
General Manager Dave Chatterton has invited Historic City News readers to indulge their chocolate passion every Saturday through February 22nd, on St Augustine’s Original Chocolate Tour presented by Old Town Trolley Tours of St Augustine.
Palm Coast has two very popular residents known to Historic City News readers as “Romeo” and “Juliet” — two adult American bald eagles who have been returning to the same nest, which is estimated to be about seven-years-old, about 80′ high atop the Flagler County slash pine trees.
On January 22, 1924, a handful of artists and writers met in historic St. Augustine to form a group that would encourage creative expression for all artists. They could not have realized that they were making history on that night; founding a visionary organization that continues to be the epicenter of the local arts community […]
Culhane’s Irish Pub owner, Lynda Culhane, announced to Historic City News that Culhane’s will conduct a special promotion this month to honor our military, our veterans, and the military heritage of North Florida. Culhane’s is a proud, and long-standing, corporate affiliate member of the Navy League at Mayport, and is open for lunch and dinner […]
Historic City News readers will appreciate the latest historical fiction novel by south Florida author Tami Lynne, when she brings the decadence of the Gilded Age into stunning detail with the release of “The Czarina of Florida”.
Father Thomas S. Willis, rector of St Augustine’s Cathedral Parish, announced to local Historic City News reporters that Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine is marking the 450th anniversary of its founding with a new book, “America’s First Parish: The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine”.