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

Tolomato Street

El Rosario Redoubt

 
 
Tolomato Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
1. Tolomato Street Marker
Inscription.  
For three hundred years
up to 1885
this street
then called Tolomato
was the west boundary
of St. Augustine
protected by
seven redoubts
On this site stood
El Rosario
built of stone
defending the
Governor's Residence

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 29° 53.547′ N, 81° 18.836′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of Cordova Street and King Street, on the right when traveling north on Cordova Street. 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. Rosario Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); Government House: Changing of the Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); Alcazar Hotel / City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry M. Flagler (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Pedro Menendez De Aviles (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Ponce de Leon Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alcazar Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Government House: National Significance (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Tolomato Street Marker looking south on Cordova Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, September 18, 2020
2. Tolomato Street Marker looking south on Cordova Street
Tolomato Street Marker looking north on Cordova Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, September 18, 2020
3. Tolomato Street Marker looking north on Cordova Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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