Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

March 7, 2015

St. Augustine
Fountain of Youth & Downtown History Area, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Local Phone: 904-534-6168

Authentic re-enactment of Captain Robert Searle's 1668 attack on St. Augustine.  Searle and his privateers sailed from Jamaica to loot the silver ingots held in the royal coffers at St. Augustine.  From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  the Raiders will have an encampment set up at the Fountain of Youth Archeological Park (11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine). In the evening, re-enactors will attack the city's Spanish soldiers and colonial citizens.  Beginning at the Plaza at 4:30 p.m., townspeople and soldiers will flee up St. George St. to the City's historic gate at Orange and Cordova Streets where the skirmish continues.   1 King St., St. Augustine. 904-534-6168;

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Event Hours: Encampment 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sack of City 4:30 p.m.