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Changing of the Guard

Presented by Saint Augustine Garrison at Unknown

Feb 24 2018
Changing of the Guard

Come see history come to life.

The Saint Augustine Garrison is pleased to announce there will be a Changing of the Guard Ceremony conducted Saturday evening, February 24 th. If you are not familiar with the Changing of the Guard Ceremony allow me to explain. The year is 1740. By orders of the Governor of Colonial Spanish Saint Augustine, a patrol of Soldados (Soldiers) marched through town. Their purpose was to make sure the town's people were safe inside the walls of the city. The Soldados would lock the City Gate ensuring only those who belonged in town were safe and

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