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Blogger Writes About His Stay

Joe Finnegan, Owner of St. Francis Inn Compare how you have spent a day in St. Augustine with Jim DeLillo’s tale of his own day in our Old City…. Have you: Taken an EcoTour? Stayed at a haunted B&B? Tried a chocolate-dipped Datil Pepper? Watched a live musket-firing? Eaten at the Taberna Del Caballo? Read

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A Memorable Wildlife Tour

My long-time girlfriend Bonnie, who lives in St. Petersburg, visits me every 4th of July. Sometimes we watch the fireworks. We always hit the Outlet Mall Sales, and shop downtown St. Augustine. This year we wanted to do something different. So I booked a Dolphin, Birding, & Nature Tour with St. Augustine EcoTours. Owner Zach

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Historic Tovar House Gets a Second Look

Historic Tovar House gets a second look | StAugustine.com Next to the Oldest House resides the Tovar House – just a block or so from the St. Francis Inn.  For the next 3 weeks archeologists will be working at the Tovar House and you will be able to watch through the gates that separate it

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Anyone Hungry?

Tapas at the Taberna Caballo at the Colonial Quarter (photo by Cosmos Mariner) After Natalie stayed with us we shared her blog posting about things to do in St. Augustine.  Now, just in time for lunch, we have her blog “Eating Your Way Through St. Augustine”… Enjoy!

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Excavation Project Near St Francis Inn

EXCAVATION PROJECT JOSE TOVAR HOUSE On July 6 the St. Augustine Historical Society will begin an excavation project to investigate the construction of  the Jose Tovar House at 22 St. Francis St.  (just down the street from the St. Francis Inn). Archaeologist Kathleen Deagan, historic preservation architect Herschel Shepard and historian Susan Parker serve as

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St. Francis Inn Owners Celebrate 30 Years

Where were you in June 1985?  Long time ago, right? Well, Joe and Margaret Finnegan were purchasing the St. Francis Inn at that time, and have been running it for 30 years now. Joe and Margaret Finnegan in 1985. Both Joe and Margaret were teachers of the deaf at the Florida School for the Deaf

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