Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum
Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum

History

St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches

St. Augustine, Florida, is known for its rich history. Start with these attractions, each with a storied past.

Tour the Oldest Wooden School House in the United States and experience what school life was like in the 1700s. At Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth, you can hear the cannons firing in the distance as you sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope. Marvel at the Tiffany windows and extravagant murals in the main building of Flagler College, formerly Hotel Ponce de Leon.

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The Black Raven Take a cruise on the Pirate Ship, Black Raven. Sing sea shanties with the pirates, search for...

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Colonial Quarter Step back in time at the Colonial Quarter, over two acres of St. Augustine history, entertainment,...

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Lightner Museum Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler. Today it is...

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Old Jail Museum Built in 1891, the Old Jail was designed to look like a fine hotel (it has a front porch, and it's...

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Peña-Peck House Nestled in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, the Peña-Peck House offers daily guided...

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Huguenot Cemetery The first cemetery in St. Augustine dedicated for Anglo-American civilians. The Huguenot Cemetery...

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The Oldest House The St. Augustine Historical Society is committed to the preservation and interpretation of...

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Tolomato Cemetery Across from the Castillo de San Marcos. A burial place for Christian Indians in the 1700s and later...

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Trinity Parish The parish of Trinity, St. Augustine was founded in 1821. It’s the oldest Protestant church...