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

Tolomato Street

El Rosario Redoubt

 
 
Tolomato Street Marker image. Click for full size.
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
governors residence

 
Location. 29° 53.547′ N, 81° 18.836′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosario Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); William Wing Loring (a few steps from this marker); Alcazar Hotel / City Hall (within shouting distance 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); Don Pedro Menéndez de Aviles (about 300 feet away); 8-inch Columbiad (about 400 feet away); Plaza de la Constitución (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 28 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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