The Oldest School House, St. George Street

The Oldest School House, St. George Street St. Augustine Florida


Stock #: 36112
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: St. Augustine
State: Florida (FL)
County: St. Johns
Publisher: Florida Souvenir Co.
Postmark: 1951
PM City: Washington
PM State: PA
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The oldest city in the United States. The oldest wooden School House, under three flags, stands on quaint old St. George Street just within the Old Cite Gates. As evidence a Spanish map of 1738 shows this red cedar house "in fair condition" It has been used in recent exhibitions as contrast to the most modern types of school architecture.