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

Acosta House

Reconstructed 1976

 
 
Acosta House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 24, 2017
1. Acosta House Marker
Inscription.  Built between 1803 and 1812 by Jorge Acosta (c.1764-1812), a native of Corsica, and husband of Margarita Villalonga, born in St. Augustine of Minorcan parents.
 
Erected by St. Augustine Restoration Foundation, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 29° 53.717′ N, 81° 18.784′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is on St George Street south of Cuna Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 St George St, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Villalonga House (here, next to this marker); Casa de Nicolas de Ortega (within shouting distance of this marker); DeMesa - Sanchez House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliveros House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Minorcan Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Triay-Hall House (about 300 feet away, measured in
Acosta House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 24, 2017
2. Acosta House and Marker
a direct line); Sanchez House (about 300 feet away); A Microcosm of Urban Archaeology in Downtown St. Augustine, Florida (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Regarding Acosta House. The reconstruction of this house was made possible by a generous contribution from the Versaggi Brothers Foundation, Inc. The brothers are John, Joseph, Virgil, Manuel and Dominic.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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