448th Anniversary of the Founding of St Augustine

9719COSME448th Anniversary of the Founding of St Augustine

By Raphael Cosme
Special to Historic City News

Eric Johnson, director of the Mission Nombre de Dios, welcomed Commissioner of Culture and Sports, Roman A. Alvarez-Gonzalez of St Augustine’s Sister City, Aviles Spain, this morning for the commemoration of the 448th anniversary of the founding of the City in 1565.

The accompanying delegation was present at the landing ceremony.

At the conclusion of the ceremonies and presentations, Bishop Felipe Estevez held a special mass at the Mission Nombre De Dios outdoor altar.

Photo credits: © 2013 Historic City News contributed photograph by Raphael Cosme

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