LOCATION: Lightner Museum

St. Augustine Through the Lens of William Henry Jackson at Lightner Museum

WHJ
  • 75 King St.
  • St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Phone: 904-824-2874
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December 31, 2022 to February 28, 2023

In the decades following the Civil War, the photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942) played a major role in shaping public perception of the American landscape. In the 1890s, Jackson was commissioned by Henry Flagler’s East Coast Railroad to produce a set of images to promote St. Augustine as a tourist destination. Today, Jackson’s photographs remain a remarkable record of turn-of-the-century life in this historic city, offering a striking portrait of Gilded Age St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. Lightner Museum, 75 King St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org