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"Nombre de Dios Mission" Saint Augustine Off The Beaten Path Tip by grandmaR

Saint Augustine Off The Beaten Path: 36 reviews and 73 photos

  Cross from the ICW
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  • Cross from the ICW - Saint Augustine
      Cross from the ICW
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  • shoal marker at front - Saint Augustine
      shoal marker at front
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  • Another view - Saint Augustine
      Another view
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  • Crane beside the cross - Saint Augustine
      Crane beside the cross
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  • Nombre de Dios Mission - Saint Augustine

For the first time in 2003, I saw and took a picture of this 280 foot stainless steel cross. It marks the spot of the founding of the city of St. Augustine and was erected to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city. Photo number 2 has one of the danger shoaling signs on the left in the foreground. I took additional photos as we were leaving St. Augustine in the spring of 2004.

It is at the Nombre de Dios Mission (ranslated as "Name of God" Mission), which is an original Spanish mission which was founded in 1565. The site includes the "Our Lady of La Leche Shrine" and numerous other shrines and statues. It is at San Marco and Ocean Avenues.

There is no charge for admission.

Phone: (904) 824-3045.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 7, 2006
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