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Lightner sets grand opening event

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Lightner Museum will host a grand opening of its gift shop from 5 to 7  p.m. June 18. The event, open to the public, is described as “for shopping, sips and sweets. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a [Read More]

June 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Grant awarded for historical repairs

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Historical Society was recently awarded a 2019 Hurricane Irma National Park Service Subgrant by the Division of Historical Resources in the amount of $93,000. The funds will be used exclusively for roof [Read More]

June 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

A piece of Pilot club history

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Tadzia Alexander, 2018-19 president of the Pilot Club of St. Augustine presented each member of the club with a copy of this paperweight dated 1939. The original was given to Tadzia by the family of the late Hallie Carcaba. [Read More]

June 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oldest House reopening

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Officials of the Oldest House Museum Complex have issued the following statement: “We have made the decision to re-open the Oldest House Museum Complex.“We have carefully constructed a reopening plan that prioritizes the [Read More]

May 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

New look to Lightner Museum

By DANIELA TOPOREK SAINT AUGUSTINE – During the COVID-19 shutdown, establishments have used the free time to work on cleaning, renovation and innovation, and St. Augustine’s Lightner Museum is no different. Upon entering the bright, tiled [Read More]

May 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

Exhange cancels fall luncheons

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Woman’s Exchange members announce the cancellation of the Fall Luncheons. Members note they are so grateful”to all who regularly attend our events and look forward to seeing you as soon as it is safe to [Read More]

May 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Historical Society event postponed

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Historical Society continues to prioritize the safety and well-being of the community’s health. In response to COVID-19, the 2020 Herschel E. Shepard Award reception party has been postponed.. At the end [Read More]

May 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lightner re-opening May 8

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Lightner Museum announces the museum is opening its doors Friday, May 8, with regular hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. “The safety and health of our visitors is of the utmost importance to us at the museum,” Lightner [Read More]

May 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Memories of old St. Augustine

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Here’s a blast from the past shared on Facebook by Fred Whitley. Long ago staffers at The St. Augustine Record will remember the fun times each Christmas when the late Ruth and Cecil Walker hosted newsroom and composing room [Read More]

May 1, 2020 // 0 Comments