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Starting this Tuesday night, the St. Augustine Ghosts and Gravestones boarding location will be changed to the OTT Welcome Center at 1305 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.  This change will be remain until the construction of our new Welcome Center at 27 San Marco is completed sometime during the beginning of next year.
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Ancient City Baptist Church

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Ancient City Baptist Church

Ancient City Baptist Church was organized January 20, 1887 with 18 charter members. The tan brick sanctuary with its Norman tower and oval stained glass windows was dedicated on February 2, 1896.

Henry Flagler gave the lot with the following condition – the congregation had only 2 years to qualify for the gift by erecting their house of worship at a cost of not under $10,000-debt free. The final cost was $14,345.37 and the congregation met Flagler’s challenge and was “debt-free”. It was renovated in 1953, and again in 2003, when a group of men from the church led by retired glass craftsman Dee Tarrant repaired the original stained glass windows and designed new matching windows where they were needed.

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