Public Invited To View Spain's Casa del Hidalgo


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Public Invited To View Spain's Casa del Hidalgo
Series Title:
Casa de Hildego (Progress Photographs, Book No. 3)
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The St. Augustine Record
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Folder: Casa del Hidalgo


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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
35 Hypolita Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Casa de Hildego (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spanish Exhibition (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 35 Hypolita Street
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Joaquin Pujol, Director of Spanish Tourist Office of New York City, pictured; 9-14-65

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University of Florida
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PuIbli Invited To View

The assistant director of the a 's e se, is feaSpanish National Tourist Office tu e'. of New York ity i managing Pujo e isn't sure how long he will ,y in St. Augusthe Casa del Hidalgo that was tine. The city s a better place dedicated here during 400th an- than New York, where he has Sniversary celebrations. be~i stationed,'he said. His wife, Joaquin Pujol, a native of a native of Madrid, and his two Barcelona, who attended -the children, have remained in New dedication, said the house is lYork. open from, noon to 5:00 p.m. Groups who want to make apweekdays and from 9:00 to 5:00 pointments' to tour the house can. m Surdy and Sunday. call 9-6460, he said. TIe house There s admission charge. may be opened later in the eveMrs ~ gas of St.. Augus- nings for film showings. At presJo ujol, assistant director of the Sp ourist tine is ng the house open ent, Pujol greets visitors and\exO of New York City, poses with suit of armor on on plains the hiuse nd its condisp' in the Casa del Hidalgo, which is open for pub it of Spanish' hand- tents to them. lic inspection. craf display in the build- Pujol has ed in Paris, in g. ithms came from the Switzerland, S the World's Fair, Pujol said. Others United States. H six frojthe fair may come when it languages. He has a sophy closes, he said. No items will be degree from the University of sold there, he explains, but he Barcelona and has served in the will provide names of importers Spanish Army. and Spanish manufacturers for --.. those.'who want the items displayed.
:New exhibits will be on display from Spain from time to, time; Pujol said. x
Pujol will also provide all details for anyone contemplating a trip to Spain. He ihas been with the tourist office for 11 years and in the tates one and one-half y
About 2 Aay have visited the dys since jitwas opened, than 100 were there Sunday, e s id.
A tourist office, decorated with Spanish travel posters and furnished in old-Sanish style