St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Our Lady of La Leche
The devotion to Our Lady of La Leche honors the divine motherhood of Mary. The Spanish designation is Nuestra Señora de La Leche y Buen Parto (Our Lady of the Milk and Happy Delivery).
This devotion to Mary as patroness of mothers and mothers-to-be was brought to Nombre de Dios from Spain in 1603.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
Location. 29° 54.288′ N, 81° 18.913′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker can be reached from Ocean Avenue, 0.1 miles east of San Marco Avenue (Business U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Ocean Avenue, 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. Historic Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche (here, next to this marker); Nombre de Dios Mission (within shouting Archaeology at the Nombre de Dios Mission — Nuestra Señora de La Leche Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); An Archaeological Discovery (within shouting distance of this marker); Msgr. Harold Frederick Jordan (within shouting distance of this marker); Rustic Altar (within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeology at the 17th Century Shrine of Nuestra Señora de la Leche (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Nombre de Dios (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.