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

St. Francis Barracks

 
 
St. Francis Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 25, 2020
1. St. Francis Barracks Marker
Inscription.  

Headquarters of the Florida National Guard, Department of Military Affairs.
Original site of Franciscan mission established 1588.
 
Erected by Florida Department of Military Affairs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraMilitary.
 
Location. 29° 53.241′ N, 81° 18.569′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of Marine Street and St. Francis Street, on the left when traveling west on Marine Street. The marker is located on the Florida National Guard Headquarters parade ground. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 82 Marine 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. World War I (here, next to this marker); World War II (here, next to this marker); Civil War (here, next to this marker); Korean War (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Mexican War (a few steps from this marker);
St. Francis Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 25, 2020
2. St. Francis Barracks Marker
Persian Gulf War (a few steps from this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Florida National Guard Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 25, 2020
3. Florida National Guard Headquarters
St. Francis Barracks c. 1890s image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress/Public Domain
4. St. Francis Barracks c. 1890s
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 25, 2021