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Lightner awarded major grant

SAINT AUGUSTINE –  The Lightner Museum has received a major grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services supporting the Museum’s ongoing work to preserve, study, and share its unique collections with St. Augustine and visitors to [Read More]

November 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lightner After Hours Oct. 24

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Lightner After Hours will be in the spotlight from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24, with an evening of music by local guitarist Ace Winn. Cocktails will be available. The event is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to enter at the [Read More]

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Orleans group visits Fatio House

Ximenez-Fatio House hosts The Historic New Orleans Collection member and guest tour SAINT AUGUSTINE –  The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum at 20 Aviles St. in downtown St. Augustine, recently hosted The Historic New Orleans Collection member and [Read More]

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lighthouse marks 145th year

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Lighthouse celebrated 145 years Oct. 15.. This second St. Augustine tower was built from 1871 to 1874 and is topped with a first order Fresnel lens made especially for the St. Augustine Lighthouse in [Read More]

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Royal Trio sought

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Easter Week Festival is accepting applications or the 2020 Royal Trio.  All applicants must be heritage natives of St. Augustine – meaning that they can trace their ancestry back to the [Read More]

October 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mission now national shrine

SAINT AUGUSTINE – For many years, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine has been a renowned landmark for pilgrims who visit from all over the world. It is America’s oldest Marian Shrine, and Oct. 11 Bishop [Read More]

October 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Halloween fun at Ximenez-Fatio House

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum will host an unusual series of visitor tours during the Halloween season with themed rooms at the historic property in St. Augustine, the Nation’s Oldest City. Activities will be held at 20 [Read More]

October 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Llambias House grant awarded

The  Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources has awarded the St. Augustine Historical Society (SAHS) a grant of $93,000 for repairs to the Fernandez-Llambias House.   The grant is for historic preservation [Read More]

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments