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St. Augustine in Saint 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

 
Location. 29° 53.672′ N, 81° 18.774′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on St. George Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. St. George Street is closed to vehicle traffic. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
 
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 distance of this marker); Acosta House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Villalonga House (about 300 feet
Sanchez House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2011
2. Sanchez House and Marker
away); Pena-Peck House (about 400 feet away); Treasury/Dr. Peck House (about 400 feet away); Dr. Peck House (about 400 feet away); Oliveros House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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