THESE ARE THE TOPICS WHICH WILL BE PRESENTED IN
THE deMESA EXHIBIT:
ORIENTATION--Panel exhibits explaining what the visitor
is about to see and including a plan of the bldg.
EVOLUTION OF THE HOUSE--Scale models and graphics
PIRATES--Explanation of trade and privateering in
WEAPONS--Difference in style and type as a reflection
of social status and class distinction.
SUNKEN TREASURE--Explanation of flota concept and trade
with the Far East via the Manila Galleon.
DE MESA--First Spanish Period furnished room, includes
ARCHEOLOGY--Artifacts will be used to demonstrate trade
relations, socio-economic status, excavation techniques.
STOUT-- British Period furnished room with biographical
information on the Stout family.
SANCHEZ--Second Spanish period furnished room with bio-
graphical information on the Sanchez family.
INDIANS--Roles of various Indian groups in St. Augustine's
OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS--Roles of the various ethnic groups
in St. Augustine's history.