St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Father Pedro Camps
1720 - 1790
Bronze statue of Father Camps and a group of Minorcan colonists. It was erected in 1975 by Minorcan descendants in memory of their spiritual leader who kept the Catholic faith alive in Florida during the British occupation that ended in 1784.
Sculptor: Josef Viladomat
Erected 2014 by The Saint Augustine Art Association. (Marker Number 4.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 29° 53.573′ N, 81° 18.76′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Place and St. George Street, on the left when traveling east on Cathedral Place. The statue is located within the western courtyard of the Cathedral. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 Cathedral Place, 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. A different marker also named Father Pedro Camps (here, next to this marker); Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine Coquina in These Walls (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de la Constitución (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 inch Columbiad (within shouting distance of this marker); Government House: Legacy of Authority (within shouting distance of this marker); Balcón de los Reyes (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.
Regarding Father Pedro Camps. This is one of the many Braille markers with tactile graphics developed by the St. Augustine Art Association. They are located next to numerous public statues throughout historic downtown St. Augustine. These markers, along with the accompanying audio guide, form the Touch Saint Augustine “Braille Trail.”
Also see . . . St. Augustine Art Association. (Submitted on August 11, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.