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Old St. Augustine Village

246 St. George Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-823-9722
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: A city block of St. Augustine's history, with historic houses spanning the period from 1790-1910.
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Wonder Lake, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A place I never knew about, and a place that I enjoyed very much for its beauty and history. Definitely a must stop for a traveler and adventurer. So many attractions starting from unique buildings, fortifications, galleons, bridges, light house, restaurants and bars, and many people dressed in past era times. Thousands of pictures opportunities. Just fantastic times to remember.... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is were you can park and pick up the trolley to go other places. First we hit the History Museum attached to a General Store, it was free to go through and had alot of old interesting artifacts and the Store had ice cream, soda, postcards and souvenirs. Next was the Old Jail, I don't recall the fee, but... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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199 reviews 199 reviews
55 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Walking along St. George Street takes you back in time. Granted that it is a tourist trap, we learn to appreciate how early settlers lived in the 15th century. Due to the heat and humidity, we cut short our walk and enjoyed a scoop of ice cream. It is worth a return visit to explore the rest of the local... More

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Eastern Shore, AL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

All of the building are well preserved with little tourist shops now residing in the buildings. Some are not worth your time others are filled with oddities. It reminded me of a clean "New Orleans French Quarter". It was nice to walk around and enjoy the morning breeze!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great little area. Stores and restaurants and history. A little something for everyone. Some cool gift shops, and places to eat. Parking is kind of tricky. Try to park centrally so you can meander around.

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stockton on tees
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a must if you want to see the where it all began the old school house [the oldest in the usa] is held up by chains to prevent it falling over the freedom trail all began here and the houses are so little house on the prairie its really amazing to see. To see it all you must... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
61 attraction reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My Cousin took me to see the Old St. Augustine Village. Here we viewed the nine historical old houses that are centrally located with the span of a city block. Here you get to be transported from the early 1700's to the early 1900's.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I fear this little jewel will fold for lack of funding as there was no one there when we visited. Few reasons I think. Number one, the train and trolley drivers don't "talk it up" much. They say little other then this is stop # so -n- so on the train -- nine old houses. Most everything cost about $25... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Driving from the beach over the Bridge of Lions is a beautiful way to enter Old Saint Augustine. The old buildings are wonderful, shopping is fun, music abounds from the restaurants and pubs and the fort overlooking the bay is a wonderful historical experience. This is a very dog friendly city! Many of the restaurants made sure to tell us... More

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New York City, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
63 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I loved this experience. It was one if the stops on the trolley we hopped off for. I enjoyed touring all the old houses add seeing how people lived in different time periods. It's a very cool setup. I highly recommend it.

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