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458th Founder's Day

Presented by Historic Florida Militia at Mission Nombre de Dios, St. Augustine Florida

Sep 09 2023
458th Founder's Day

Celebrate St. Augustine’s founding at the Mission Nombre de Dios with reenactments from the Historic Florida Militia.

Each year, the city celebrates the original September 8, 1565 landing by the Spanish with its annual Founder’s Day Commemoration. The celebration of the founding of the city by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés takes place at the Mission Nombre de Dios and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park with activities from 10 AM until 3 PM on Saturday, September 9th, 2023.

The 458th Founder's Day celebration includes a reenactment of the landing of Menendez and his crew at the Mission Nombre de Dios, a Mass at the Rustic Altar, a grand procession, ... view more »



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Mission Nombre de Dios

27 Ocean Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida 32084

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