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Saint Augustine

facts in brief

Part of  Homannianis Heredibus map, 1759
Part of Homannianis Heredibus map, 1759

Facts in brief:

Oldest existing permanent European settlement on the North American continent; burned by Sir Francis Drake in 1586; attacked by British in 18th-cen. wars; was a Tory refuge during the American Revolutionary War.

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America's Ancient City at the Florida Museum of Natural History

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