Saturday, March 12, 2011

St. Augustine, Florida

Some examples from the extensive display of leaded glass shades and windows, many by Louis C. tiffany, featured in the Lightner Museum, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.  “A World of Yesterdays”.  Open daily.

Oldest Wooden School House in the United States
St. Augustine, Florida

Old City Gates, St. Augustine, Fla.
Built 1743, consisting of two square pillars of coquina rock, 20 feet in height, 10 feet thick; walls are 30 feet in length and 10 feet thick, space between pillars is 12 feet and were protected with heavy iron bound gates, and the approach was by way of a draw-bridge over the moat or ditch.

1 comment:

  1. Ah, Saint Augustine. Ranney and I went there on our honeymoon, then returned last spring. I love coquina!