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St. Augustine Archaeological Association (SAAA) Monthly Meeting
On Wednesday Oct 2nd the monthly meetings of the St. Augustine Archaeological Association (SAAA) will take place. A talk will be given by Dr. Roger Smith, titled The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park: Where Legend Meets History.
The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park has been a favorite site for tourists in St. Augustine, Florida, since April 1868 – the earliest-known documented dating of a patron visiting the park for a sip of it's water. But it is also arguably the most historic 15 acres in the nation’s oldest city. It is the archaeologically-proven location where Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles founded St. Augustine in 1565; the location of one of the oldest Native American villages in northeast Florida; the location of one of the first Catholic mission in the United ... view more »
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