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.
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. Touch for map. Located in the Plaza de la Constitucion. 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. The St. Augustine Foot Soldiers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Public Market Place (a few steps from this marker); Juan Ponce De Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Well (within St. Augustine First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cast Iron Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Augustine Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
Categories. • African Americans • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 736 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 17, 2015.