Bloomfield's Illustrated Historical Guide, Ebracing an Account of the Antiquities of St. Augustine, Florida (with Map). to Which Is Added a Condensed Guide of the St. John's, Ocklawaha, Halifax, and Indian Rivers. Distance Table to Points

Bloomfield's Illustrated Historical Guide, Ebracing an Account of the Antiquities of St. Augustine, Florida (with Map). to Which Is Added a Condensed Guide of the St. John's, Ocklawaha, Halifax, and Indian Rivers. Distance Table to Points

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... considered the great event of the season. Nothing can be more picturesque or fairy-like than their illumination night, when every yacht on the bay is gayly lit with many-colored lanterns. At the receptions of the Yacht Club are represented some of America's fairest daughters and bravest sons, and they are undoubtedly the most recherche events of the season. HANDSOME WINTER RESIDENCES. Among the many advancements St. Augustine has made in the last ten years is the number of elegant winter residences that have been built, of which the old town has every reason to be proud. On St. George Street, near St. Francis, stands the lovely cottage of Mr. J. L. Wilson, of Framingham, Mass. On the corner of St. George and Bridge streets is the winter residence of Mr. R. D. Bronson, of New York. The residence of Mr. A. J. Alexander, of Kentucky, stands on the northeast corner of St. George and Bridge streets; directly opposite are the fine grounds and residence of Mr. J. P. Howard, of New York; on thesame side of thestreet.abouthalf a square north, can be seen the residence of Holmes Ammidown, Esq., of New York, whose grounds are a marvel of loveliness, and greatly admired by all. On the corner of King and St. George streets is the winter residence of Colonel Tyler. The profusion of rare plants, and especially the fine specimen of the date, render this garden a very attractive spot. On St. George Street, north of the Plaza, the first fine building that greets the eye is the elegant and massive structure of the Right Reverend Bishop Moore, Bishop of Florida; this is undoubtedly the most solid piece of modern architecture in the city. On the east side of St. George, between Cuna and St. Hypolita streets, is the beautiful villa of George Lorillard, Esq., ...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568613
  • 9781236568618