Oldest House in Florida, St Augustine Photos

The Gonzales-Alvarez House (1702), known as The Oldest House in Florida, is now a museum with rooms furnished to reflect the Spanish Colonial, British & early American periods. The museum also covers Florida history & the next-door José Tovar House (1760s) contains the Museum of Florida's Military history.

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Gonzales-Alvarez House , [aka The Oldest House in Florida]. St Augustine, FL.Garden-side of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Stone coat of arms with lions in garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in Spanish Colonial times. St Augustine, FL.
Gonzales-Alvarez House (1702), [aka The Oldest House in Florida]. St Augustine, FL. On National Register.Garden-side of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Stone coat of arms with lions in garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in Spanish Colonial times. St Augustine, FL.
Brazier in center of Spanish Colonial living room in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Indian pottery bowl with salt in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Majolica pottery bowl as might have been used in Spanish Colonial period in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Majolica pottery pitcher in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Brazier in center of Spanish Colonial living room in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Indian pottery bowl with salt in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Majolica pottery bowl as might have been used in Spanish Colonial period in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Majolica pottery pitcher in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Majolica pottery pitcher in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Hanging oil lamp in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Hanging shelf with Spanish colonial-style pottery in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Spanish colonial desk in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Majolica pottery pitcher in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Hanging oil lamp in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Hanging shelf with Spanish colonial-style pottery in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Spanish colonial desk in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in British Colonial times with card table before fireplace. St Augustine, FL.British colonial storage area in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.18th C glass & pottery in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Upstairs of The Oldest House as furnished in early American objects. St Augustine, FL.
Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in British Colonial times with card table before fireplace. St Augustine, FL.British colonial storage area in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.18th C glass & pottery in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Upstairs of The Oldest House as furnished in early American objects. St Augustine, FL.
Table with early American objects in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.High boy cabinet in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Table set with blue China in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.China used by Alvarez family which owned in The Oldest House from 1790 to 1884. St Augustine, FL.
Table with early American objects in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.High boy cabinet in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Table set with blue China in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.China used by Alvarez family which owned in The Oldest House from 1790 to 1884. St Augustine, FL.
Painting of Evangelist St. Mathew in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. Mark in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. Luke in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. John in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Painting of Evangelist St. Mathew in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. Mark in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. Luke in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Painting of Evangelist St. John in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Spanish-style kitchen building in the garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Interior of Spanish-style kitchen building in the garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Astrolabe in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Spanish silver coins in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Spanish-style kitchen building in the garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Interior of Spanish-style kitchen building in the garden of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Astrolabe (1603) in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Spanish silver coins in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
China from ships of Confederate Navy in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Paper fan of Florida hotels & other Florida souvenirs in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Don Pedro Menendez de-Aviles who founded St. Augustine on Sept. 8, 1565 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Patrick Tonyn, British Governor of Florida in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
China from ships of Confederate Navy in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Paper fan of Florida hotels & other Florida souvenirs in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Don Pedro Menendez de-Aviles (1519-74) who founded St. Augustine on Sept. 8, 1565 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Patrick Tonyn, British Governor of Florida (1774-83) in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Tile mural of Seminole guerrilla leader Osceola arrested under a flag of truce in 1838 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Clothing & helmet of Spanish soldier who did not have uniforms at Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Hunting shirt, breeches, cocked hat, flintlock musket & bayonet of 1778 British East Florida Militiaman who fought to defeat American Revolution at Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Lizard with diamond back pattern in garden of Oldest House Museum. St Augustine, FL.
Tile mural of Seminole guerrilla leader Osceola arrested under a flag of truce in 1838 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Clothing & helmet of Spanish soldier (c1565) who did not have uniforms at Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Hunting shirt, breeches, cocked hat, flintlock musket & bayonet of 1778 British East Florida Militiaman who fought to defeat American Revolution at Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Lizard with diamond back pattern in garden of Oldest House Museum. St Augustine, FL.
Tovar House part of the Oldest House Museum complex. St Augustine, FL.José Tovar House contains Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Fernandez-Llambias House. St Augustine, FL.Looking toward river from Fernandez-Llambias House. St Augustine, FL.
Tovar House (1740s) part of the Oldest House Museum complex. St Augustine, FL.José Tovar House (1760s) contains Museum of Florida's Military. St Augustine, FL.Fernandez-Llambias House (prior to 1763). St Augustine, FL. On National Register.Looking toward river from Fernandez-Llambias House. St Augustine, FL. On National Register.

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