St. Augustine, Florida

What is St. Augustine, Florida known for?


traditional version

, working for a development by the Deltona Corporation called St. Augustine Shores. A picture of his house is included in David Nolan (David Nolan (author))'s book ''The Houses of St. Augustine''. Minorcan clam chowder ''' '''Minorcan clam chowder is a spicy traditional version found in Florida restaurants near St. Augustine (St. Augustine, Florida) and the northeast corner of the Sunshine State. It has a tomato broth base, with a "secret ingredient", Spanish datil pepper, an extremely hot chili (Chili pepper) comparable to the habanero (Habanero chili). The datil pepper is believed to have been brought to St. Augustine by the Minorcan settlers in the 18th century, and tradition holds among Minorcan descendants that it will only thrive and grow in two places - Minorca, Spain and St. Augustine, Florida.''' http: www.jstor.org pss 30148816 ''' Around 12:20 a.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on September 10, Hurricane Dora made landfall (Landfall (meteorology)) about , and as of the end of 2005 had 2,788 interments. It is currently closed to new interments.


work historical

Historical Archaeology page 1 publisher Florida Museum of Natural History accessdate May 29, 2011 "Experience Your America" U.S. National Park

supposedly based on a sketch by Jacques le Moyne Pedro Menéndez de Avilés sighted land on August 28, 1565. As this was the feast day of Augustine of Hippo, the territory was named ''San Agustín''. The Spanish sailed through the St. Augustine Inlet into Matanzas Bay and disembarked near the Timucua town of Seloy on September 7.


historical character

. It served as the capital of Spanish Florida for over 200 years. St. Augustine remained the capital of East Florida when the territory briefly changed hands between the Spain and Britain, and it remained the capital of the Florida Territory until it was moved to Tallahassee in 1824. Since the late 19th century, its distinct historical character has made the city a major tourist attraction. It is also the headquarters for the Florida National Guard. History


cultural programs

of the events of Queen Anne's War. During this period, Richard Henry Pratt, a Civil War veteran, supervised the prisoners and upgraded the conditions for them. He developed ways to give the men more autonomy and attempted to organize educational and cultural programs for them. They became a center of interest to northerners vacationing in St. Augustine (St. Augustine, Florida), who included teachers and missionaries. Pratt recruited volunteers to teach the Indian prisoners


largest history

as "Old Homes Plantation", formerly one of the largest slave (history of slavery in the United States) plantations in Florida. In 1941, the Live Oak and St. Augustine institutions merged, changing their limited offerings from a junior college classification to a four-year liberal arts institution (liberal arts college) which graduated its first four-year class in 1945. Its name was changed in 1950 to Florida Normal and Industrial Memorial College. In 1963, the charter was again


wide+deep

. He bought the island because a friend, John Whitehead, had drawn his attention to the opportunities presented by the island's strategic location. John Whitehead had been stranded in Key West after a shipwreck in 1819 and he had been impressed by the potential offered by the deep harbor of the island. The island was indeed considered the '''"Gibraltar of the West"''' because of its strategic location on the –wide deep shipping lane


celebrity biography

title Tropical Depression Thirteen — September 23–27, 1973 url http: www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov tropical rain td13aof1973.html Boone moved to St. Augustine, Florida, from Hawaii in 1970 and worked with the production of Cross and Sword, when he was not acting on television or in movies, until his death in 1981. In the last year of his life, Boone was appointed Florida's cultural ambassador. celebrity-biography richard-boone


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Irvin , professional football player *Brandon James, professional football player *Stetson Kennedy, author and human rights activist *Jack Temple Kirby, historian *LaChanze, Tony Award & Emmy Award winning actor, singer, and dancer *Scott Lagasse Jr., race car driver *Charlie LaPradd, college football player, college president *Jacob Lawrence, artist *Sinclair Lewis, novelist *John C. Lilly, neuroscientist, developer of the isolation tank * William W


single site

at World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Florida, in the United States, and it is unusual among sports halls of fame (Hall of fame) in that a single site serves both men and women. It is supported by a consortium of 26 golf organizations from all over the world. A1A also has been a backbone of Florida Spring Break, serving as "the strip"


significant stone

range of about , but were inaccurate at ranges beyond half that distance. Some colonists also carried pike (pike (weapon))s, while Indian warriors were either supplied with European arms, or were armed with more primitive weapons like tomahawk (Tomahawk (axe))s and bows and arrows. A small number of colonists had training in the operation of cannon and other types of artillery; these were the only effective weapons for attacking significant stone or wooden

St. Augustine, Florida

'''St. Augustine''' ( it is part of Florida's First Coast region and the Jacksonville metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city population was 12,975. The St. Augustine urban area has a population of 69,173.

''San Agustín'' was founded in September of 1565 by Spanish admiral and Florida's first governor, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. It served as the capital of Spanish Florida for over 200 years. St. Augustine remained the capital of East Florida when the territory briefly changed hands between the Spain and Britain, and it remained the capital of the Florida Territory until it was moved to Tallahassee in 1824. Since the late 19th century, its distinct historical character has made the city a major tourist attraction. It is also the headquarters for the Florida National Guard.

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