St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Treasury/Dr. Peck House
Location. 29° 53.609′ N, 81° 18.769′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of St George Street and Treasury Street, on the left when traveling south on St George Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 143 St George St, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peña-Peck House (here, next to this marker); Dr. Peck House (a few steps from this marker); Frederick Douglass (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cathedral Basillica of St. Augustine (about 300 feet away); Coquina in These Walls (about 300 feet away); Plaza de la Constitución (about 300 feet away); 8 inch Columbiad (about 300 feet away); Balcón de los Reyes (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Regarding Treasury/Dr. Peck House. The Peck House (aka Old Spanish Treasury), built of native coquina stone, was constructed circa 1750 by order of the King of Spain to be the residence of his Royal Treasurer, Juan Esteban de Peña. Dr. Seth Peck acquired the house in 1837; his granddaughter, Anna Gardener Burt,
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 116 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 3. submitted on November 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.