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

Sanchez House

 
 
Sanchez House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
1. Sanchez House Marker
Inscription.  This house was built circa 1809 by Francis Xavier Sanchez and his wife, Mary Hill of Charleston, lately of Virginia. That is the probable reason for the English colonial interior rather than the usual Spanish.

This house was retouched for posterity by the Independent Life Insurance Company through its Board of Directors:
Jacob F. Bryan III, chairman
Wilford C. Lyon, Sr. • Cecil B. Carroll
James H. Stanley • Burton C. Bryan
G. Howard Bryan • William A. Howard
Charles A. Snead • George M. Baldwin
J. Alex Howard • Lucy B. Gooding
Richard M. Lyon • Virginia Y. Hendry

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 29° 53.672′ N, 81° 18.774′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is on St. George Street, on the right when traveling south. St. George Street is closed to vehicle traffic. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Sanchez-Burt House (here, next to this marker); Frederick Douglass (within shouting
Sanchez House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
2. Sanchez House and Marker
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distance of this marker); The Minorcan Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Acosta House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Villalonga House (about 300 feet away); Casa de Nicolas de Ortega (about 400 feet away); Peña-Peck House (about 400 feet away); Treasury/Dr. Peck House (about 400 feet away). 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 September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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