St. George Street House Of
Spanish Era Being Restored
Knothdr, marriage-is Ai '-
,,..1 -, 9 j hen' Isabel -oreipie l er
3,.4 '"'*Tbe.Ari'ai had. apparn ly-
Ssold hliir house, but Seote, er
27, 1802, a iotice 'w'as pub ly
Smade'that "Jose de Z.ubizarr a
was sued by. Tadeo .de Aroib,
husband of Maria Per.pall, her of
Isabel, to recover house in whch
Zubizarreta lived, money still
-OLD COQUINA WALLS ARE BARED AT HISTORIC ST. GEORGE STREET HOUSE o,.ing on romisary note."
Apparently de Arrivaswas'sbc-
-Mrs. Ruth Lawrence examines'a portion of old coquina wall which she, and her associate cessful for in 1S24 "Don Tadeo,
- Raymond Duport,- discovered when they initiated a restoration program of the de Arrivas of the city of Havana," is listed
house. in Deed Book E of May 1,.r1525,
Removing a number of coverings of wall paper and construction board, the well as selling the property to'John
preservec walls were disclosed. A fire place was also discovered, but the date when it hasUnted Stiante f Amerie at
nay-have been constructed has not been determined. granted, bargained, sold, amended,
(Photo by staff Photographer Charles Olson.), rmised, released, enscoffed, con-
veyed and confirmed . tb his
heirs and assigns forever:. A
detailed description follows, the
property containing 14,689 square
REAL SECURITY BEG IN S WITHdeed concludes it h
ates shall and may. at all:thnes
h after, peaceably and quietly
have, hold, use, occupy, possess,
A' O W N .premnies every part and parcel
!"THE SOUTHERNER" thereof with the appurtences."
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-Five members of the Junior
College faculty have been pro-
moted to Department Heads.
Shelby Duff will head the Lang-
uage Arts, and Psychology De.
I r apartment. Other departments
are: Dr. HNarold T. Luce, Humani-
S ties; Mrs, Louise Graham; Busi-
I. ness Education; Harold HR. Kast-
,. "-- ner, Social Science, a Lnd Lewis D.
,. -Ober, Science and Matheinaties.
-Dr. B. R. Tilley, president of
t ". the Junior College, stated that
pointed in order to better organ-
ize the instructional program at
the Colle-:. The Department
T cads will coordinate, all instruc-
S tional work and business. affairs
r- within their departments. The
Department Heads will also as-
." "sume a great deal of resp6nsibil-
.. ity in planning for the future
\-v -i- : development of their depart-
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FIREPLACE -IS DISCOVERED DURING RENOVATION ON ST. GEORGE'
Completely hidden beneath a sta-rcase is the fireplace No.date has been determine
a en ,e .-.." r ._i .-- .. ..- .' t' fire lace, until it caribe inspectedQ
i.oaw *rencj*,* -'_ o. *i-*s .*: '.. a ,f-" .
eorge Srreet,: .whiscurren y'g
house. :. man _ofrea"h. .
ST. GEORGE STREET IN EARLIER YEARS SHOWS BALCONIES
An undated picture of St. George Street, looking south to- The de Arrivas House is shown on the P ap of
ward Cuna Street, shows the de Arrivas House at right.I Il ngsnget eR r de
In later years the appearance of the building was con- lowing year, 1 765 a Moncrief map lists the prTty as bne
siderably changed when remodeling was done, eliminating "L-shaped house."-(Photo by courtesy ofe St. A'17
the balcony on the east, and closing in the one facing north. gustine Historical Society),
'THE ST. AUQU;.STINE RECORD
Sulilalay Movnilag, April 26, 1959