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 Material Information
Title: Rogers Edmunds Property Proposed Purchase Approved
Series Title: Progress Photos Book No. 2
Physical Description: Newspaper
Creator: King, Tom
Publisher: The St. Augustine Record
Physical Location:
Box: 1NW22
Folder: Rogers-Edmunds
 Subjects
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
 Notes
General Note: 3/3/1967 12:00:00 AM
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B13-L5; B13-L6; B13-L7
System ID: USACH00007:00004

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'I lish exhibits and .1 wall murals.
in the upstu'j B building I
relating to .'sigffficea medical
S#events in', oyridaie hfiory.
IG E nimer', who. present.
y riat~~~ a bilveremitli shop
Sin Mam is to ,be offered the
Position of silversmith in the
Gold shop here on Charlotte St.
-= Eitecutive.-Director Earle New-
'ton reported that he had been
S informed that-the million dollar.
capital outlay budget had -beer
approved by the budget commit.
e sione. Knl t ap -U.1i
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PROPOSED PURCHASE APPROVED ... '
View of property on St. George Street which the restoration corporation p-anas to ac-
quire fof future' restoration .pojects. The corporation yesterday authorize nan H
E. Wolfe ,t~exercise, an option to purchase the property, which include stores.
coipould bri, at
.N ~V Restoration Proj l toppedd
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Son preparing the rew section of
Lotid Purchase A proved the old postL.M!1*or public
Bfr Toj KING Seveii sTores; Bsumf A use.
ByTOTM KING eve us th- Work Begins Were adviq d that the Herrera
i ansagg Editor vacant, are housed in the build- W ork Begins Were ada~duse that te Herrera
Th S guine Hitor ings, including the Cozad Age- Work on preparing. the site House, w coitructed by
e St. Augustine Historical on cyBuddy'sBicycle Shop and got underway t orng at. the corpo.aiia n. .leased to
Restoration ,and -Preservation cy, euay n. the Benet.Stor" 'der Southern e telephone, Com-
Commission gave the go-ahead Becky's seing enm r. the suBenet tern y oi a business ofice will
yesterday for reconstruction of The acq on .,uld give the suet .gist nfor a business office will
the old Benet Store on St. George the restor agepknetween builder fo dedited a reason bm-
Street a'nd, its companion gen- tally the C lc etees n I hut"
cy, St. Augustine. Restoration, Cua awend ..ae, exs Steinbac :nwas ity manager 4p the cai fre-
the west siodeSnr G4 ex- Steinbar rn the City commission
Inc., authorized its chairman to.. built so e lyn, e and


asketi'HHBlK' bwie e e ol atten in t1e h. al l
exercise" an option to purchase cepting the p*t owned by tul attention to' I 0 1a
additional p r o p e t y n St. Flagler System', Inc., which in- laed at east 'te 1890's estranof t
George for future. restoration cludes the city hall building, a d ahafsttrc '
projects., Plans for the property were ture. .*
-The store, which was, ated not immediately announced, but The commission, at yster-
.at. the corner of.St. Geprge4. recent archeology has disclosed, day's meeting, also heard of ..
a sreet. foundations to the curb line, as plans for exhibits at the Span-
is' the case with the.Benet site. ish hospital and made plans for
"The restoration comm sion will an agreement whereby a silver...
6 the present owners to smith would operate'in the Wil-
join ipa petition to th City liam Sims Silversmith Shop.rati
Ta naqiredi Commission asking. that the Cuiator Carlton Calkins re- .
Bgrt Store"a ,whioh i p : r, sidewalk in front'o the nroper- ported hat a"dommittee of the U
cent en the Musi- t i e s be. vacsted ~awrence 1 Florida M' medical 'Ass.dciation is
oral months Lewis Jr., a member of the "developing a plan expected to
o s Icornissio1anif the corporation cost abqut $15O. or installing
ee be ac- and. presi.itt of 'Flalet Sys- exhibit t-6. i s and is
e4 ,optpn Ic., s Wgt. tedi that expecte''%4s adop-
'UR6-og"the Flqgl .g. Xui join tiqn atv ii meeting
tt eper ts in the lpeeti e ity has ex- in Miamii- alkins said.
,r 0 pressed." the at in the the pLai ddWg about
~itifan uture.t be aban- 10 1Te-size wn. itisn tbe'os.
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An ard ; drawing of how the block on the west side of St George
Street between Cuna Street and the Model Land Company Building which
houses city offices will look when reconstruction projects planned for the


area are completed. At the right is the Benet Store, wh
been reconstructed.

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COUNTY FOUNDED IN 1565 TI' NAI(
E, FLORIDA. WEEKEND EDITION, JANUARY 13-14. 1968


Lae Sum Given, Pie



nr Restoration Pro


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With a substantial new dona-
tion by commission member Ed
Ball, the St. Augustine restora-
tion program today neared its
goal of a quarter of a million
dollars through cash donations
and pledges for a second five
year program.
Launched only three months
ago by commission Chairman
Herbert E. Wolfe, the list of
donors now includes Ball, Mrs.
A. I. DuPoti. the Winn Dixie
Foundation nd.... E. Davis and
A. D. DaiA6, Lar*'ce Lewis
Jr., L. .C,:-'inghavf the Flor-
ida Pidr an d' Company,
thef --. il National
B ral Savings
an tion, the Ex-


change Bank of St. Augu
and the Exchange Bank of
tings, the San Marco Con
ing Company and the H. E.
Construction Company.
Ball's gift supplements
previous large donations
made possible the purchase
key property on colonia
George Street and the r
struction on it of three co
shops t he "Carpint
(cabinet shop), woodwo
shop and pottery shop. In
ing with the restoration
mission's objective of rei
ing a picture of the 18th
tury Spanish city, each of
shops demonstrates its cra
plaque has been placed o


istine principal structure, the Casa
Has- Sanchez de Ortlgosa, to comme-
tract- morate the gifts.
Wolfe Another commission member,
William L. Sims II. Orlando,
two also contributed matching fund
which to make possible the recon-
of a struction of the Sims Silver-
I St. smith Shop.
econ- The ancient Calle Real (mod-
lonial ern St. George Street) has thus
ira" returned to life for visitors to
lig the nation's oldest city, through
keep- h in. large part the genero-
com- sity of in!ite.stsl do l o..to
creat- Au g u s t i ne e stoqB Inc.
cen- Wolfe observed. The- 'i ora-
these tion is a non profit' co Ation
ift. A set up to complIeii t fk of
n the the official state St.' Augustine
Historical Restoration and Pre-
"" servation Commission.
Gifts have ranged as high as
$50,000, given twice by an
anonymous donor and matched
by Ball on a previous occasion.
Including the present ,etfi-
paign, the corporation has 'e
ceived almost a million d s
in support of its program
in general support an
for special projects
which carry :the n
clonors.
Wolfe. in announce
money which has co
program in the for i
tions and pledges, sa
funds would be used
the rest of the block o~. t
side of St. George
tween the B' whi
was recently
the corner of St. Geor d
Cuna streets, and the Mto6e -
Land Company building which
house city government offices,






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Mr. H. E. Wolfe, J. E. Davis and J. R. King
S3/29/68


A five-year pledge totaling $35, 000 has been renewed
by Winn-Dixie and J. E. and A. D. Davis, according
to H. E. Wolfe, chairman of St. Augustine Restoration,
Inc.

She new five-year pledge runs the total contributed by
e Davises to $70, 000 in support of the restoration
in St. Augustine.







































-TIMES-UNION PHOTO BY FRANK SMITH


J. E. Davis, King, Wolfe (from left) at Presentation


TO REACH $70,000


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Davises, Firm Boost


Aid for Restoration


By LEON SHIlMER
Times-Union Stall Writer
ST. AUGUSTINE -,A five-
year pledge totaligg $3Wl000
has been renewed I by
Winn-Dixie and d A.
D. Davis, acco & s HH. E.
Wolfe, charm ete St.
Augustine Res n I .
The newAf iveyear pledge
runs the total contributed by
the Davises to $70,000 in sup-
port of the restoration of St.
Augustine.


J. E. Davis, chairman of
the board of the Winn-Dixie
Corp., and J. R. King, vice
president of Winn-Dixie, pre-
sented the latest installment
to Wolfe in the Winn-Dixie
headquarters at Jacksonville
Thursday.
Wolfe said that Winn-Dixie
and the Davises were the first
contributors outside St. Au-
gustine to support the restora-
tion program with major
grants and aided in setting
the stage [or other major con-
tributors to join the program.
"It is indeed gratifying to
receive this endorsement of
the work being done in San
Agustin Antigua through re-
rewal of this major grant to
the restoration program,"
Wolfe said.


The initial grant, according
to Wolfe, made possible key
purchases on St. George
Street while the second phase
of the grant will be used to-
wards the construction of a
group of buildings to be lo-
cated on the west side of the
street.
The buildings vill be con-
structed,..on toundatious re-
c nlrt~i rthed and conform
to h f the land in
the period as
closely Wolfe
said.
Wolfe late th the
cooper % f grants
such as received
Thursday," of old St.
Augustine is rapidly becoming
a living replica of life during
the nation's early days.


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FOUNDED IN 1565- NATI
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. MARCH 29, 1968 m




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RECEIVES RESTORATION FUNDS Herbert E. Wolfe, left, chairman of the Res-
toration Corporation, is shown while accepting a second five-year pledge for the res-
toration program from Winn-Dixie and J. E. and A. D. Davis. With him are J. E.
Davis, center, chairman of the board of the Winn-Dixie Corporation, and J. R. King,
vice-president.

By Winn-Dixie And Davises:




New Pledge For City s


Restoration


Chairman H. E. Wolfe of the
St. Augustine Restoration, Inc.,
has announced a second five-
year pledge from Winn-Dixie and
J. E. and A. D. Davis. This re-
newal, Wol itated, will make
a total o /0,000 granted by
Winn-Dixieid .-E. and A. D.
Davis to sa tortthe restoration
of old St. tine.
J. E. chairman of the
board of ln-Dixie Corpor-
ation, andJ.' 'Ji'King, vice presi-
dent of Winn-Dixie, personally


to be located on the west side
of Calle R buildings,
built on tons un-
earthed con-
structed to i~ his-
tory of the., l I a hTse- second
Spanish period as.close as possi-
ble.
St. George Street, the ancient
Calle Real, has come to life for
today's modern visitor to the
Nation's Oldest City, through, in
large part, the generosity of in-
terested donors to St. Augustine
SRestoration. Inc., which is a non-
profit corporation set up to conim
plement the wyoi' 4 the official
state St. Augusmne Historical
Restoration ad., Preservation
Cornmmissio;_D..
Restoration. ^an Wolfe
stated thit.i- corporation
of privatti-: i" uch as the
Winn-Dixid,*. and A. D.
Davis, the "a :of San Agustin
Antigua is rapidly becoming a
living replica of life during our
nation's early days.
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presented the latest installment indeed gratifying to receive this
to Chairman Wolfe of the Res- endorsement of the york being
toration Corporation in the Winn- done in San Agustin Antigua
Dixie headquarters in Jackson- through ri* sal of t s major
ville. grant to esteraion pro-
"Winn-Dixie and J. E. and A. gram," Wolf e H said the
D. Davis of Winn-Dixie were the initial grant'. b.$8S,0IJ made
first contributors outside St. Au- possible key Calle
gustine to support the restora-
tion program with major grants, Real (St. G hile
and thus set the stage for other the second phadio ..... ant
major contributors to join the will be used tow' as the con-
program," stated Wolfe. "It is struction of a group of buildings




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St. Augustine Record, 8/20/67...

St. George Street Area Being Cleared for Reconstruction Project.

This view shows where three reconstructed houses will rise
next to the Benet Grocery. In the foreground are some of the
old walls which have been uncovered. One of the houses to be
reconstructed dates back to the first Spanish period and the
other two were probably built around the second Spanish period,
according to findings.