Governor Lays Cornerstone For State Exhibition Building Here


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Governor Lays Cornerstone For State Exhibition Building Here
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Wakeman House (Progress Photographs, Book No. 3)
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Photographs by Phillip Whitley
The St. Augustine Record
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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
1 Aviles Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Wakeman House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Florida Heritage House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 1 Aviles Street
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November 24, 1964

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United Press International VOL. LXIV, No. 72 News and Telephoto Service, NEA Photo and Feature Service ST. AUGUST! O RIDA, 1

H. E Wolfe Honored For Restoration Leadership:

en or C.....s. Cornerstone

State Exhibition Building Her

St. Augustine's Restoration- senators and other dignitaries pay tribute to Herbert E. Wolfe, Governor Farris 400th Anniversary program took gathered here to lay the corner- whose inspiration, leadership and headed the distingush Florida another notable step forward yes- stone for Florida's exhibition and personal efforts have made the delegation her the cornerterday as state officials, U. S. cultural center building, and to program possible. stone in pla he exhibition and cultural r during a brief ceremony hel at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon.Then Mr. Wolfe, chairman -of the St. Augustine Historical Restoration and Preservation Conimission, was the honored guest at a dinner given at Hotel Ponce de Leon.
The new building, now under construction on King Street, between Aviles and Charlotte Street in a historic section of the Oldest City, will serve, as a Florida exhibition center during St. Augustine's 400th .anniversary celebration in 1965-66. It will be operated under .the .supervision of the Florida. Development Commission. ........
The building, which will be another link -in .the expanding restoration .program, being constructed. by the, St. Augustine Restoration. Commission with a $200,000 loan received from the state's Internal Improvement Fund, to be retired over a long period of time. It will be a replica of a building that stood on the site while St. Augustine was still under Spanish rule. After introductional remarks by Mr. Wolfe, Governor Bryant praised the restoration work being done in this Oldest City, and spoke of his personal interest, and the interest of Florida cabinet members in the ant of the resto "Whatever we bid for th SWOLFE HONORED M DINNER ture must be'on the foundation MEEIof the past," the governor said aents Herbert E. Wolfe with a silver tray in behalf of the Mr. Wolfe andgEale Newton, estoratin and Preservation Commission, as a tribute to his executive director of heestoraas chairman of the commission. The presentation took place at last tion co6m mission, assisted the govdinner in Mr. Wolfe's honor. ernor in the laying of the cornert Phlip Whitley Additional stone at the northwest corner of ... .rs .the building.


Wo t'a iner, were U. Spesid Holland,

eGorge Smathers, Governor Bryant, Secretary of State T Adams, Agriculture Commissioner Doyle Conner and Thomas Bailey, State School Superintendent.
They were joined by memirs of the St. Augustine Historical, Restoration a'n d Preservation Commission, and St. Augustine and county officials. Members of the restorationi commission attending were Ed Ball, Jacksonville; J. Saxton Lloyd, Daytona Beach; William ?Sims II, Orlando; Sam Deli, Gainesville; besides Mr. Wolfe and Mr. Newton, the, executive director.
WOLFE HONORED Approximately 200 guests at tended the dinner at Hotel Ponc de Leon in the evegng, which was given by the restoration commission in tribute to Mr. Wolfe's contributions to the restoration program during the five years he has served the commission as chairman. J. Saxton Lloyd d as master of ceremony e occasion, and cqrf.n- omission pre th a silver traV.
Speakers a
-pressed prais67r ,
high integrityla hidd
his contribution
UGYE R L.AYS CORN Ttion program and community.
right, lays the cornerstone f .e FI a Exhibition and Cul- (Continued on Page 8) eKing Street during ceremo r afternoon.
ert E. Wolfe, chairman of th Augustine restoration commissi rn le Newton, executive director.
(Continued Page 1) other state officials present joindhis tributeed in their praise o o said 'iny mhen are pa tit. &efforts on behalf ethe bit smdlleA mbe rous, a restc ration progr t Adais st i- and Conner pled eir su rt

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to the restorat rogram. cco of aliti to retary of culture Conner ag e said all ofq dais tremendously Senator niathls spoke of Mr. proud o t' Mr. Wolfe has Wolfe's humility and gentleman- contribu to.;the "restoration like manner, as well as his ability program. ,as a community leader and his Secre tateAdams paid 'contributions to the state and tribute 'olfe as a "dedination. cate< ci "and oitd0 u Smathers said that he had that a d'St. Augustine will spoken many times with the hon i not < tuae the city's hisored guest regarding poblems toi 1 1t will, serve as it of the state and city, and added 'link f relationss with that "aot once has hever 'sked cti me to do an y -limy

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Congressional and state officials attended the cornerstone Adams; Commissioner of Agricultur'Doyl ceremony yesterday afternoon for Florida's exhibition hert E. Wolfe,' chairman of the St.ugu and cultural center to be constructed on King Street as Restoration and Preservation Commission the state's contribution to the city's 400th anniversary in ris Bryant; Earle Newton, executive director 'ora1965-66. tion commission; and U. S. Senator Spessa Hand.
Shown, left to right, are Secretary of State Tom recordrd photos by Phillip Whitley)

Florida cabinet members and members of the St. Augus- Bert Roberts, in en heNaon Park tine restoration commission made a tour of historical and Service, shows the d "18t& s pl a e restoration sites in the city before yesterday's cornerstone restoration of the City asint ubo Li ceremony..

 Mrs. Hebert E. Wofe are shown cutting a fih-year ingMJr. Wolfes five years of ser vice as chairman of th~ St. Au
ion. The %cake cutting took plae~i last night's testimonial
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