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"Wicked St. Augustine" by Ann Colby

Presented by St. Augustine Historical Society at Main School Board Building, St. Augustine FL

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Sep 09 2021
"Wicked St. Augustine" by Ann Colby

Ann Colby will talk about her book “Wicked St. Augustine.”

When Pedro Menéndez de Avilés founded St. Augustine in 1565, his New World survival kit included gambling, liquor, and ladies for hire. For the next four hundred years, these three industries were vital in keeping the city financially afloat.

With the cooperation of law enforcement and politicians, St. Augustine's madams, bootleggers, and high-rollers created a veritable Riviera where tourists, especially the wealthy, could indulge in almost every vice and still bring the family along for a wholesome vacation picking oranges and gawking at

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