Colonial Quarter
Colonial Quarter

Take an immersive, captivating journey through centuries of St. Augustine's rich history, brought to breathtaking life at the Colonial Quarter—the revitalized two-acre signature attraction in the heart of the downtown historic district. More >>>

First Colony
First Colony Exhibit

In 1565, long before English settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth Rock, Spaniards founded St. Augustine. Discover the first colony through archaeology, history and the stories of people who lived there in this free, hands-on, interactive exhibition in the gallery at Government House, 48 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida. More >>>

UFHSA Research Collection
Unearthing St. Augustine's Colonial Heritage

A collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine, Florida, consisting of over 10,000 maps, drawings, photographs and documents are being digitally preserved and made available to the public through UF George A. Smathers Libraries. More >>>

Historic Preservation Grants
Historic Preservation Grants

From 2011 through 2015, the University of Florida received grants from the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Florida Department of State to produce the First Colony Exhibit and rehabilitate Government House in phases including interior and exterior preservation. More >>>