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

Balcón de los Reyes

Balcony of the King

 
 
Balcon de los Reyes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, December 12, 2018
1. Balcon de los Reyes Marker
Inscription.  
From this balcony,
Their Majesties Juan Carlos I and
Queen Sofia of Spain
extended greetings to the
people of St. Augustine.
April 1, 2001

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 2001.
 
Location. 29° 53.553′ N, 81° 18.772′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is on St. George Street north of King Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is a metal plaque, mounted at eye-level, on the east side of the Government House, underneath the balcony, facing St. George Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 King 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. Coquina in These Walls (a few steps from this marker); Government House: Legacy of Authority (a few steps from this marker); Government House and the Plaza (a few steps from this marker); 8 inch Columbiad (a few steps from this marker); Government House: National Significance (a few steps from this marker); Plaza de la Constitución
Government House (<i>northeast corner view; marker visible left of door</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, December 12, 2018
2. Government House (northeast corner view; marker visible left of door)
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(a few steps from this marker); Andrew Young Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Constitution Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Government House, St. Augustine, Florida
 
Also see . . .  Government House Appearance. During their tour of St. Augustine on April 1, 2001, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain made a public appearance on the east balcony of Government House. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain also visited Government House on September 17, 2015. (Submitted on December 17, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Government House (<i>southeast corner view; marker visible left of door</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, December 12, 2018
3. Government House (southeast corner view; marker visible left of door)
Government House (<i>west side balcony; overlooking the Plaza de la Constitución</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, December 12, 2018
4. Government House (west side balcony; overlooking the Plaza de la Constitución)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022