Hotel Ponce de Leon Opens in St. Augustine (January 10, 1888)

On this date in 1888, Henry Flagler’s Hotel Ponce de Leon opened in St. Augustine.

Looking northwest (ca. 1900)

Looking northwest (ca. 1900)

Ladies entrance (1890s)

Ladies entrance (1890s)

Gardens near the main entrance (ca. 1950)

Gardens near the main entrance (ca. 1950)

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2 thoughts on “Hotel Ponce de Leon Opens in St. Augustine (January 10, 1888)

  1. Hello I really find this post helpful would it be ok to use these photos for my history fair project we are doing it on Flagler and this would serve as a primary source would that be alright with you?

    • Hi Isabelle! Yes – you are welcome to use these and any other photos you find on FloridaMemory.com. Just be sure to cite the photos so your readers/viewers will know where you got it. Best of luck with your History Fair project, and please email us at FloridaMemory@dos.myflorida.com if we can help further!

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