St. Augustine, United States

Florida Stories, Walk: St. Augustine, Gilded Age

Florida Stories, Walk: St. Augustine, Gilded Age

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12 tour stops


Ponce de Leon Hall

America's Gilded Age surrounds you here where King and Cordova streets meet.

4 min

Casa Monica, Cordova Hotel

From Gilded Age hotel, to almost empty, to courthouse, to luxury hotel.

3 min

Alcazar Hotel

The Alcazar Hotel, a sports center for guests of the Ponce and Cordova hotels.

3 min

Lake View Condos

Here slept the people who kept the grand hotels operating smoothly.

3 min

St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church

St. Cyprian's Church, not typical of poured-concrete, of St. Augustine's Gilded Age.

3 min

Villa Zorayda

The Villa Zorayda brought Spanish style in buildings back to St Augustine in 1883.

3 min

Flagler Memorial Presbyterian Church

The Memorial Presbyterian Church transports us old Spain to visions of Venice.

3 min

Artist's Studios, Valencia St

Step right up and buy a souvenir painting of St. Augustine.

3 min

Cordova Street

Have you ever walked on water? In a sense, you are now.

3 min

Castillo de San Marcos

Not all of St. Augustine's Gilded Age visitors arrived willingly.

3 min

Public Market / Slave Market 1890

The name for this small pavilion-like structure causes a lot of debate.

3 min

Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine Bell Tower

Bells from this tower call out for all and summon worshippers to religious services.

3 min


Want to learn more about the Gilded Age in St. Augustine? Take this 12 stop walking tour produced by the Florida Humanities Council with funding from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council.

Itinerary 5.6 km / 1:00

Offline map included

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