St. George Street, St. Augustine

St. George Street, St. Augustine (must see)

Winding through the heart of St. Augustine's historic district is a long, lovely road called St. George Street. Heading north from Constitution Square (Plaza de la Constitución) and the Cathedral of St. Augustine are several blocks of this street that are pedestrian-only. Along this part of St. George Street, you'll find a bustling district filled with shops, restaurants, ice cream parlors, historical buildings, and museums.

There are several intriguing historical places situated along the palm tree-lined route. The Peña-Peck House dates from 1750 and currently houses the Woman's Exchange of St. Augustine. Tours are available to view this property. The Colonial Quarter building features a living history museum. Don't miss checking out the oldest wooden schoolhouse in the U.S.A.

St. George Street also boasts the Medieval Torture Museum for brave folks! The route ends at Orange Street and the old city gate, built in 1739 and reputed to be haunted. In the city's early years, St. George Street was the main thoroughfare in town. Nowadays, it is a lively and charming spot for taking a stroll, shopping, and enjoying a snack or a meal.

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St. George Street on Map

Sight Name: St. George Street
Sight Location: St. Augustine, USA (See walking tours in St. Augustine)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in St. Augustine, Florida

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