United States Post Office, St. Augustine, Fla.

United States Post Office, St. Augustine, Fla.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/259916
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  • United States Post Office, St. Augustine, Fla.

Image Number

  • PC07731


  • 1937

Publication Info

  • St. Augustine, Fla. : Florida Souvenir Co., [1937].

Series Title

General Note

  • "Purchased by the King of Spain in 1603 as a dwelling for the Governor of Florida; at a cost of 1000 ducats; from that time on it was officially recognized and known as the Governor's Mansion."
  • "The east wall still remaining as part of the present building was constructed by Gonzalo Mendez de Canzo, 1597-1603."
  • Accompanying note on back: "This building was rebuilt by the United States Government at an approximate cost of over $200,000.00. It follows the architecture of the original building that was formerly used as the Spanish Governor General's Palace."
  • Accompanying note on bottom border: "The Oldest City in the United States".
  • Number on top right border: 39. Number on bottom right border: 61508.
  • "Under Spanish flag over 200 years, under British flag 20 years, under American flag since July 10th, 1821."

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 postcard - hand-colored - 9 x 14 cm.

Subject Term

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