Sanchez House - St. Augustine, FL
N 29° 53.673 W 081° 18.778
17R E 469783 N 3307141
Quick Description: Sanchez House is located on historic St. George Street in St. Augustine, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2012 4:50:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMDJQ7
The upper plaque on the house reads:
"This house was built circa 1809 by Francis Xavier Sanchez and his wife, Mary Hill of Charleston, lately of Virginia. That is the probable reason for the English Colonial interior rather than the usual Spanish."
The lower plaque on the house reads:
"This house was retouched for posterity by the Independent Life Insurance Company through its board of directors:
Jacob F. Bryan III, chairman
Wilford C. Lyon, Sr. • Cecil B. Carroll
James H. Stanley • Burton C. Bryan
G. Howard Bryan • William A. Howard
Charles A. Snead • George M. Baldwin
J. Alex Howard • Lucy B. Gooding
Richard M. Lyon • Virginia Y. Hendry"
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1809
Architectural Period/Style: English Colonial
Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Francis Xavier Sanchez was a wealthy shipowner and cattleman.
Main Material of Construction: Coquina masonry construction
Private/Public Access: Private
Related Website: [Web Link]
Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed
Architect (if known): Not listed
Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed
Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed
Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed
Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed
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