Woman's Exchange Is Observing Its 75th Anniversary


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Woman's Exchange Is Observing Its 75th Anniversary
Series Title:
Peña-Peck House (Progress Photographs, Book No. 4)
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Carling, Anne
The St. Augustine Record
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Box: 1NW22
Folder: Spanish Treasury


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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
143 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Dr. Peck House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Peña-Peck House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 143 Saint George Street
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.oman's E h Mo officials was at this time, in 1932, that since 1932 has ser custo- the Woman's E founddian for the beautiful Old Span- n ed January 10over ish Treasury. co d the duties of dstodianfo, the
Saturday night, invited guests me histri ding and its will join with the Woman's Ex- Ju priceless antiques. change members to help cele- w il noThe antiques will be p d brate the 75th anniversary of the wst wall of the in gua e the founding of the organization eastwing, footing for the east reconstruction d on and to participate in the last of- wall of this wing and a portion work ii ficial function ii the Treasury of a collapsed wall which is in build stands. Mon- association with the east wing Plans reday, reoa- have been discovered. It is not moval of al rn contion ertaken by clear, as yet, however, just how veniences from the west and the Aug stotion the latter is associated with the north wings. This two ry Corp p ided east wing, Restoration Commis- section 'will be featured as an by t lagler. o tinaion* sion archaeologist Bob Stein- exhibit house, basedxn how it Th peal reception kind bach notes. Steinbach is super- probably appeared the 1850s. of a ef oo, an official vising the rchaeological ex- The east wing, wflh will be closing ad h anniversary plorations. reconstructed ad probaby will celebr Mrs. W.I. The Commission be one story tain restDrysdaleE e is fu orical a n d rooms, k qupment and president g archa formation for all other f ties cessary for at 7 p.m., eae the p w n it is com- the work of the Woman's invited guea i ~ ials pleted, a research of Exchange, Whic earns funds of the St. Augtine Restoration the history f the e and build- for the prservati of the Corporation a non-profit, edu- ing willed scatering and a nt by catering and bs a lunchcational corporation; members Corpor estimate eon series each winter season. of the St. Augustine Historical that the about a Although the women hope to Restoration ai Preservation be less, continue catering during the Coimp n .county of- but we the time restoration work, no plans have ici natives from necessargh job," been arrived at concerning the various they luncheon series. The gift shop,
Speci rs. Prelimi s of the'l which the Exchange operates James I Va., cost have b some $*0,- year-round, will be located in 000, at least it could be the reconstructed Santo ya and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence more. House, l cated next to the Pan Lewis Jr. rs. Wiley and Mr. Generally, the -plans call for American Center on St. George Lewis ar brother sister the recreation of an ante-bellum Street. ndandchildren of late home, which will become a Mrs. Ralph Cooper is general M r s es n i, a "prime ante-bellum home" in chairman .of Saturday night's ln the restoration program, Cor- rception.' Asisting her are an'sits poration officials explain. It will Mrs. MalcolmSte inost t be "what someone would have is in c ers. Mr. Lewis vs as found in that house in 1850." who tat It was during this period that out t
the house was owned by Dr. gu d, :hairman of the boar the St. Seth Peck, who moved here floral deco rs.
from Old Lyme, Conn., in 1832, Donald Din ments. tion. bringing with, him his priceless On g g collection of antique .furnishings
will and paintings. rivers "We can't tell too much until we can get in, and tear into the
Conreasury building," they continue in reTreasury begin ference to exact plans for the restoration and reconstruction.
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