The spring and cross at the Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine, Florida

The spring and cross at the Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/161242
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Title

  • The spring and cross at the Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine, Florida

Image Number

  • PC3358

Year

  • 19--?

Publication Info

  • Saint Augustine, Fla. : Florida Souvenir, [19--?] (Boston, Mass. : Tichnor, [19--?])

Series Title

General Note

  • Printed on back: "According to tradition this bubbling fountain supposedly marks the exact spot where Ponce de Leon, the Spanish explorer, in search of this fabled 'Fountain of Youth' first landed in the New World, April 2, 1513 and planted the cross...taking possession in the name of Spain. This cross is inlaid on the ground consisting of 15 stones running east and west and 13 stones north and south commemorating the discovery year 1513."

Physical Description

  • 1 postcard - col. - 9 x 14 cm.

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