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The ‘Founding of St. Augustine’ Anniversary – Sept. 8, 2012 – St. Augustine, FL

FOUNDING OF ST. AUGUSTINE

September 2012 marks the 447th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine in September 1565. Four hundred and forty-seven years ago, in September 1565, Admiral Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés stepped ashore on Matanzas Bay and founded St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest, continuously occupied, European city and port in the continental United States. On Saturday, September 8, 2012 […]