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Sharing a love of literature and good Southern food, this blog covers Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings in St. Augustine.
Founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine’s food culture has a rich and diverse history — with Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Minorcan, and other influences over the past 455 years.
A 3-Day Guide for couples that includes historic accommodations, culinary arts, cocktails, historic sites, and cultural tours/visits.
Another St. Augustine first: CHOCOLATE! The first reference to chocolate in North America is from the Spanish ship Nuestra Senora del Rosario del Carmen, which arrived in St. Augustine, Florida with crates of chocolate in 1641.
When you’re visiting the Nation’s Oldest City, you’re bound to hear a few ghost stories. Here, we’ll give you a rundown of the history of some of our historic cemeteries plus a tale or two of people you may encounter on your nightly stroll.
It is no secret that Florida is best known for its citrus industry, but did you know St. Johns County is home to Florida's Potato Capitol? To honor the harvest season, this blog outlines the rich history of the town of Hastings as it was a key player in the agricultural development of Florida's east coast and continues to produce and manufacture crops for the state.
St. Augustine’s history is evident in the various architectural styles throughout the city. The gardens referenced here range from small home gardens planted by early residents to landscapes designed by architects. Visit these delightful gardens for a glimpse into the past of America’s Oldest City.
Before the silver screen took the world by storm, St. Augustine locals and visitors found entertainment in the performing arts. Read on to learn more about opera and theatre culture in the Nation's Oldest City!