Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Sanchez House, Block 7 Lot 6
Title: Outline of themes, information, and visual materials for deMesa exhibit
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 Material Information
Title: Outline of themes, information, and visual materials for deMesa exhibit
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Sanchez House, Block 7 Lot 6
Physical Description: Interpretive outline
Language: English
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
43 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
de Mesa-Sanchez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 43 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896429 x -81.313225
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00091263
Volume ID: VID00110
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L6

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OUTLINE OF THEMES, INFORMATION, AND
VISUAL MATERIALS FOR deMESA EXHIBIT

(Room 110) Archaeology, Research and Restoration (panel and/or case to be
used in conjunction with slide-tape)

o La i Themes and Information

a4 a. Historical research: methods and conclusions

c >. b. Archaeological research: methods and conclusions

c. Architectural research: methods and conclusions

d. Decision for 1830's restoration

_c / ,5L.. - I e. Importance of deMesa (relationship to rest of San Agustin
Antiguo; local and national'significance)

Visual Materials

a. Photos of excavation (trenches, well, burial)

b. Photos, drawings of artifacts

c. Artifacts themselves

AO d. Burial remains

e. Drawings of floor plans, excavation trenches

f. Puente, Rocque, Sanborn maps

g. 19th and 20th C. photos of house

h. Photos of Old Spanish Inn

i. Artifacts from Old Spanish Inn

j. Paint analysis and stucco fragments

k. Photos of other period buildings (St. Augustine and elsewhere)

1. Photos of restoration process


(Room 207)


Introductory Panel

Themes and Information

a. Significance of house as an index of.cultural change, 1763-1837

1. Physical changes

2. Changes in ownership


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3. Changes in social and economic life of city

Visual Material

a. Photo or drawing of present structure


(Room 207)


(Room 207)


First Spanish Period

Themes and Information

a. Biographical information on deMesa

b. Occupation and significance in city

c. Family life

d. Dietary patterns

e. City as military and administrative center

f. Religion

g. Daily life in presidio

h. Architecture

i. Land use

j. Demography of city


Visual Materials

a. Conjectural drawing of deMesa house

b. Puente map

c. Photos, drawings of artifacts

d. Artifacts themselves

e. Faunal remains

f. Economic chart

g. Conjectural drawing of north St. George Street

British Period

Themes and Information

a. Biographical information on Walton, Stout




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b. Occupations and significance in city and East Florida

c. Walton and Co. in St. Augustine (export contract)

d. Shipping

e. Walton and Jesse Fish

f. British architectural changes in city

g. Stout and John Tucker-(planters)

h. Indigo and other agriculture

i. Slavery in British East Florida

j. Internal improvements

k. Changes to house by Stout

1. Minorcans and demographic change

Visual Materials

a. Conjectural drawing of Stout house

b. Jeffery map

c. Photos, drawings of artifacts

d. Artifacts themselves

e. Period print of British plantation scene

f. Map of East Florida plantations

g. Portrait(s) of Walton and/or Fish (?)

h. Period clothing dyed with indigo

i. Period print showing dye process

j. Chart of architectural changes under British (see Manucy)


(Room 210) Second Spanish Period

Themes and Information

a. Biographical information on Sanchez




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(Room 210)


b. Occupation and significance in St. Augustine

c. Shipping with Charleston and Havana

d. Administration of city in Second Spanish Period

e. Changes to house by Sanchez

f. Demographic character of city

g. Use of building as Royal Treasury, 1793-94

h. Ship design and technology

i. Blacks in East Florida

Visual Materials

a. Conjectural drawing of Sanchez house

b. Rocque map

c. Sanchez inventory

d. Photos, drawings of artifacts

e. Artifacts themselves

f. Period print or drawing of goleta (schooner)

g. Navigational charts

h. Ship manifest or bill of lading

i. Conjectural drawing of north St. George Street

j. Period print showing black slaves or workers


American Territorial Period

Themes and Information

a. Biographical information on Sanchez heirs, Lisk

b. New business opportunities (land, commercial, agricultural)

c. Citrus (including freeze of 1835)

d. Tourism and invalid population

e. Economic connections with United States




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