Restoration Agency Authorizes Purchase of St. George Property


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Restoration Agency Authorizes Purchase of St. George Property
Series Title:
Triay House (Progress Photographs, Book No. 1)
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The St. Augustine Record
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Box: 1NW22
Folder: Triay House


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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
29 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Triay House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Bennett House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 29 Saint George Street
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Bebr 'oln egtigtionsare moving for Prearations ~were made foi' the 'Comnmision ized. the. pur- ward successfillyii itapha oficial visit to Mexico on Marxch .chase of "the Bennett~ property tat anagrhement'41 be reach-- 'fifth, led. by Commission Chairyesterday at their reua meet- d soonto flil te Spaiishrgoir- mn H. E. Wolfe, to exteid ean ing, a'djutn the budget to -lro Ammntseqiremets.'*: thd Mexica governvide thi'e necessary funds t~o 1buy Recognition~ e of. the ment to construction' of, an exhibthe property from th'e. owners, had work Pie oni has itiori center for the 400th anniCharles Bennett and Buel Baker. done iefothis versary celebraton The M4exiThe Bennxett land islocated on lan~d. "can go mn eorted to

south of th Galleogs house, and na d be- project plans call for the constution of fore the o GI ..ported' Augutmi sveiao a histoc hoe on the area in t the near future, Earle prel~nin y ~wor ~is b~n ~ agency that 'one small parcel of plans 'for a similar plan, and the anhand adjoins the Bennett property president of Peru has also accepteretin a stutr on th Beet . i o

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tow prperty, 'onting od hat onthve east and that 'the park guotine in 1965, during the celeth 'd ma e n of thed huse srvi would sll this t tothe res- ration.
which had thenstandng ther toationaency if it~ purchases~
arebin in property, giving the

a 'new structure. restoration agency frontage' on
Work on theParks rotel prop- astillo Drive after i relocation.

eity, purchased sa months An additional small parcel of ago, 'will begin soo eexecu- land which will be south of the 'tive director re a e said relocated" road is located at the that the co opeful corner of Charlotte and Cuna this wil be' o t' "dis- streets and Roberts informed the 'tinguished pro 'e res- restoration goup that the park torationp c service plans t o uct archaeoConcernigt in build- logical wr e

ing on Kig Str commis- termine h shop loners Vere inf 1 that it is 'nce exi

not known yet whether' th build- will be do e ing can be converted' r must be roction ve, hopetrn dwn. Announce nt of the fully soon a a n

inten~ded purchase of this~ proper- added that phe parcel t was made earlier in the' week will be deter the basis when the Board< of Trustees of of' the. finn e archaeothe Internal Improvement Fund local wo granted $200, loan t the A resoti thanks was alsoed St. Augustine Histoical Restora- extended to Mr. Roberts and, the ion for thepurchase of the prop- help in the entire restoration

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'tionl center. for ~te 400th' anni- 'The commissioners 'stressed ~versary celebraton. that: plans must~ be formulated forti w paid o now for t advertising of St.
Senator Vel ope for the im- Augustine's 400th anniversary portantpart h e in helping celebration, ad it was suggested to obtain th~e Bensei roper- that definite plans be made with ;Y the Florida Delopment CorEx~ecutive Director Nwon in- mission, 'as well as contacting airrmed tihe comissin tht an lines, trailines, business and agreementi ha een reachedwt various Florida attractions to seSthe Weinsteini family" for the' cure their aid in the advertising purichase~ of popeit atthe cor-. of the quadricenteninial celebraStreets. ThisA is the intended0 0

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