Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City

Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City

by Elsbeth "Buff" Gordon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813060835
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 304,709
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 3.20(d)

About the Author

Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon is an architectural historian living in St. Augustine. She is the author of Florida’s Colonial Architectural Heritage and Heart and Soul of Florida: Sacred Sites and Historic Architecture.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use This Guide 1

Part I St. Augustine! Before Jamestown, Before Plymouth

1 Busting the Myth 15

2 The Spanish Landign, 1565 25

3 Discovering St. Augustine in Ancient Maps 36

4 Time Line 42

Part II St. Augustine, Street by Street

5 Plaza Walk 53

6 South of the Plaza Tours 73

7 North of Plaza Tour 125

Part III St. Augustine Forever

8 Timekeepers 173

9 Heritage Recipes 179

Acknowledgments 187

Further Reading 189

Illustration Credits 191

Index 197

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