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"Piercing The Darkness" - The St. Augustine Story

Presented by Lee Weaver Special OPS at Unknown

Nov 30 2017
"Piercing The Darkness" - The St. Augustine Story

From Ponce to the Present, 1513 – 2017, three Light Keepers from the St. Augustine Lighthouse tell the history of early, Old Florida, with humor, historical accuracy and many new features and discoveries; presented by Playwright/Actor Lee Weaver.

Cap'n Bob, bewhiskered and full of fun begins the journey with Ponce de Leon landing in St. Augustine in 1513, and being met by the Timucuan Indians. The story of the real "Diamond Lil" and her part in St. Aug. history is next. Pedro Menendez crossing in 1565, pirate attacks, burning of St. Aug., coquina and the Castillo San Marcos,  the first  real lighthouse in FL (1824), the Civil War, the new Lighthouse (1874) and Minorcans and a song by Cap'n Bob!

Act II is started by U.S.Coast Guard Captain Baxter. "My friends call me Bax. You may call

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Admission $20.

Contact: 904-687-8779



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Doors open at 6 pm for food and drink orders from menu.

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