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Creation Date

7-3-2011

Description

Old Spanish Quarries Marker, St Augustine, FL.

The text on the marker reads as follows : (Side 1)

" About 200 yards south-east of this point are the remains of the King's Coquina Quarries. (Coquina, a type of limestone composed of mollusk shells and sand, is found along the north-east coast of Florida.) Coquina was used in the building of many early colonial structures in St. Augustine, including the fortress Castillo de San Marcos (1672-1696)."

Latitude, Longitude

29.88029444, -81.28553889

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Old Spanish Quarries Marker; Old Spanish Quarries; King's Coquina Quarries; Coquina; St Johns County (Fl.); St Augustine (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- St Augustine.

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