A Grand Pipe Organ for a Grand City

Henry M. Flagler is a name synonymous with the development of St. Augustine into the tourist destination it is today. He most often associated with the Florida East Coast Railroad and his many hotels here. What is often overlooked, however,…

Nina Hawkins Monument

The garden of the St. Augustine Historical Society’s Research Library recently received a monument dedicated to Nina Hawkins, former editor of the St. Augustine Record. This monument originally stood in front of the St. Augustine Record building. The old Record…

Mable Cody’s Flying Circus

In the mid-1910s, the world’s first airline was started by Antony Habersack Jannus, who described flying as “…not the successful defying of death but the indulgence in the poetry of mechanical motion, a dustless, relatively bumpless, fascinating sensation of speed;…

National Dog Day

“Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” ~ Caroline Knapp National Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 26. Observance of National Dog…

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