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Searle’s Sack of Saint Augustine

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Presented by Historic Florida Militia at Colonial Quarter, St. Augustine FL

Mar 06 - 07 2020
Searle’s Sack of Saint Augustine

Witness the recreation of a true pirate attack on Saint Augustine.

Join The Historic Florida Militia for their recreation of “Searle’s Sack of St. Augustine”, one of only two true pirate attacks to have occurred in our nation’s oldest city, on Saturday March 6 and 7, 2020.  Our portrayal of Searle’s Sack, recreates the famous bloody pirate raid on St. Augustine in 1668.  This deadly incursion was led by English Privateer Captain Robert Searle when he and his crew laid siege to the city and it’s inhabitants.  Searle and his privateers sailed from Jamaica to loot the silver ingots held in the

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33 St. George Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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