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Spanish replica fountain worth searching for

By Sue Bjorkman sue.bjorkman@staugustine.com Many of St. Augustine’s historic sites are impossible to miss. It would be rare to visit the city and not notice the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument or the Bridge of Lions, for instance. Others, like the The Fuente de los Conos de San Francisco,

St. Augustine’s 400th vs. 450th celebrations

By KIMEKO MCCOY kimeko.mccoy@staugustine.com About this time almost 50 years ago, the people of St. Augustine were in the midst of a big celebration. There was the nightly fiesta known as Days of Spain. Buildings were restored and reconstructed, and there was an overall celebration. Some of the most

Planned 450th legacy projects

By KIMEKO MCCOY kimeko.mccoy@staugustine.com   The projects may be different but the folks in St. Augustine’s hearts are still in the same place. Nancy Sikes-Kline, city commissioner, said the most important aspect of the 400th commemoration versus the 450th commemoration is its inclusiveness.