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Creation Date

6-2-2012

Building Name

Fernandez-Llambias House

Description

Fernandez-Llambias House Marker , St Augustine, Fla

This marker is located outside the Llanbias House, which is on of the oldest restored houses in St Augustine, Florida. Its origin date dates back to 1763. It was restored in 1954, by the St. Augustine Restoration and Preservation Association.

The marker reads as :

" The Fernandez-Llambias House is one of St. Augustine's oldest restored buildings whose origin dates back to the final of the first Spanish occupation, circa 1763. At that time this coquina house was a one-story Spanish dwelling owned by Pedro Fernandez. It is said that the balcony and upstairs bedrooms were added during Minorcan ownership in the early 1800's. In 1954, the house was restored by the St. Augustine Restoration and Preservation Association. Later, by agreement between Carnegie Institution, the City and the St. Augustine Historical Society, the Society assumed all responsibility for the maintenance and interpretation of the house and grounds. The front elevation of the house was restored to an appearance of the Territorial period (1821-1845). The walls are built of native shell stone (Spanish--coquina). The floor is tabby (Spanish--tapia), a concrete made of oyster shell, sand and line. Structural wood is yellow pine. At various places in the house, the superimposed coats of paint have been restrained. Elsewhere, the techniques of lathing and shingling may be observed."

Sponsored by St Johns County Historical Commission.

Latitude, Longitude

29.88786667, -81.31104167

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Fernandez-Llambias House Marker; Fernandez-Llambias House; Pedro Fernandez; St Johns County (Fl.); St Augustine (Fl.); Historical markers --- Florida --- St Augustine.

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