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

Espinosa-Sanchez House

First Spanish Colonial Period, Built 1702-1756

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, October 31, 2017
1. Espinosa-Sanchez House Marker
Inscription.  One of the few Spanish Colonial buildings remaining in St. Augustine and among a smaller group from the First Spanish Period, this structure suffered two fires and underwent many major alterations. The first documented property owner, and possible builder, Diego de Espinosa was of the mercantile-planter class which accounts for the size and potential commercial use of the building. Spanish site plan characteristics of a street-front orientation and building form with a main block-and-wing extension designed with an arcaded loggia are original. The 1965 building restoration was conducted with analysis of the building fabric and archeological evidence to understand the original building form and opening patterns.
 
Erected by City of St. Augustine.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1702.
 
Location. 29° 53.624′ N, 81° 18.695′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Street and Treasury Street, on
Espinosa-Sanchez House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 23, 2019
2. Espinosa-Sanchez House Marker
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the right when traveling north on Charlotte Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Charlotte Street, 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. Remnant of Rodriguez Arsian House (within shouting distance of this marker); Monson Motel Steps (within shouting distance of this marker); Sixteen Jewish Clergy (within shouting distance of this marker); Hurricane Matthew High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Augustine First World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Monson Motel (about 300 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Peña-Peck House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Espinosa-Sanchez House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 31, 2017
3. Espinosa-Sanchez House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 9, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2. submitted on March 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3. submitted on December 9, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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