Gonzalez-Alvarez House (The Oldest House), 14 St. Francis St.


The Gonzalez-Alvarez House is the oldest surviving Spanish Colonial dwelling in Florida. The site has been occupied since the 1600s, and the present house dates to the early 1700s. Visitors have been touring the house since 1893 to see evidence of the Spanish, British and American occupations of St. Augustine and to learn how the residents lived. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970.

For information, call 904-824-2872.