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St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Public Well

 
 
Public Well and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
1. Public Well and Marker
Inscription. The well was used from 1823 to the early 1880's. The remnants lay buried and forgotten until city of St. Augustine public works employees discovered the well, with assistance from the St. Augustine Archaeological Association, while renovating the historic Plaza de la Constitucion in 1995. The well was reconstructed using archaeological data and an 1879 photograph.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 29° 53.553′ N, 81° 18.708′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Charlotte Street, on the left when traveling east on King Street. Click for map. Located in the Plaza de la Constitucion. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Augustine Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Cast Iron Gun (a few steps from this marker); Slave Market (within shouting distance of this marker); The St. Augustine Foot Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Market Place (within shouting distance of this marker);
Public Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
2. Public Well Marker
31 King Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); Nuestra Seņora de los Remedios (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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