History In St. Augustine

It’s no wonder St. Augustine, the place considered to be the “oldest city,”  has a rich history worth exploring.  Here we look back at historical events that unfolded in the ancient city for perspective and remembrance. 

Actor James Bullock gives tour at The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum for new exhibit celebrating Black History called “I Lived Here, As Well".


Ximenez-Fatio House Museum in St. Augustine celebrates Black History

New exhibit and tour highlights those who lived in the 1800s boarding house.

Arts and Culture, History, Living

The Spring Break Wreck: An Update on Ponte Vedra Beach’s 2018 Shipwreck

Dated back to the late 1800s, this weatherbeaten ship was a fascinating find for St. Augustine scholars.

Arts and Culture, Community, History

St. Augustine Lighthouse to Participate in International Amateur Radio Event

The worldwide event brings together enthusiasts for the incredible history of lighthouses.

st augustine lighthouse and maritime museum logo

Community, History

Storm Wreck added to the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places

The 1782 St. Augustine shipwreck has been acknowledged and marked as a place of significance for the nation.

leslee keys director of historic preservation poses in the flagler room

Community, History

Leslee Keys Works to Preserve the City and Its History

The professor's fascination with the Ponce led her to land a dream job as Director of Historic Preservation at Flagler College.

hotel ponce de leon costumes on display at Flagler college

Community, History

Fashion of Hotel Ponce de Leon to be on display at Flagler College

Experience and admire the fashion of the Gilded Age at the college's special exhibit.

nicholas dawes of antiques roadshow comes to lightner museum st augustine

Arts and Culture, Community, History, Living

PBS’s Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Nicholas Dawes to give Appraisal Demonstration and Lecture

Calling all history buffs and antiques enthusiasts for a unique look into the world of the purveyors of culture.