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Discover St. Augustine, Florida

Uncovering the past in the oldest city in the U.S.

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St. Augustine, founded in 1565 by Spanish settlers, is the oldest city and port in the United States. It’s where history comes alive, from the fortress ruins and lighthouse to gold-filled shipwrecks. Watch the videos below for a tour of the people and places that set St. Augustine apart.

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Discover 450 years of African American history in St. Augustine with Gayle Phillips, the Executive Director of the Lincolnville Museum.

Dig through pirate coins and recent archeological finds with Mark Anthony and Darrel Miklos, co-owners of Spanish Main Antiques.

Dive into St. Augustine’s port city and shipwreck history with Chuck Meide, the Director of the Lighthouse & Maritime Museum.

Taste dishes that go back generations with Michael Kilgore, the Chief Marketing Officer of the oldest restaurant in Florida, the Columbia Restaurant.

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