St. Augustine, Florida (Then & Now Series)

St. Augustine, Florida (Then & Now Series)

by Summer Bozeman
     
 


The Spanish landed in Florida in 1513 and established St. Augustine in 1565, over four decades before the Virginia Company settled Jamestown and five decades before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Henry Flagler transformed the sleepy port into a winter resort for the aff luent, and the quaint college town still displays some of the nation's oldest and most…  See more details below

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The Spanish landed in Florida in 1513 and established St. Augustine in 1565, over four decades before the Virginia Company settled Jamestown and five decades before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Henry Flagler transformed the sleepy port into a winter resort for the aff luent, and the quaint college town still displays some of the nation's oldest and most beautiful architecture.

Editorial Reviews

The "Then" in St. Augustine annals is expansive: Founded in 1565 by a Spanish admiral and his crew, this small Florida town boasts a longer permanent European settlement than any other American city. Summer Bozeman's addition to Arcadia's popular series demonstrates graphically how much this lovely place has changed and stayed the same.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738566047
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Series:
Then and Now Series
Pages:
95
Sales rank:
733,418
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Author Summer Bozeman, a Flagler College alumna, presents 500 years of history in Then and Now: St. Augustine.

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