St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
there stood on this site
a guard house
and watch tower
Under British rule
it became the market and
place of public auction
ever since called
the slave market
Harold Colee Pres. St. Aug. Historical Society
Col. Herbert Felkel, editor, St. Aug. Record
C. Morton Matting, M.D., Tourists
Nina Hawking, Member D.A.R.
Robt. Ranson, historian
Geo. W. Babbett, Jr., Mayor.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1605.
Location. 29° 53.555′ N, 81° 18.691′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Plaza and Charlotte Street, on the left when traveling west on Cathedral Plaza. Located in the Plaza de la Constitucion. 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. Juan Ponce de Leon (a few steps from this marker); The St. Augustine Foot Soldiers MonumentPublic Market Place (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Augustine Foot Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Ponce De Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Well (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Augustine First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 864 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 17, 2015.