Friday, May 20, 2011

Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine, Florida

Memorial Church, St. Augustine, Florida

Memorial Church erected by Mr. Henry M. Flagler, Sacred to the memory of his Daughter, and tomb in left hand corner to contain the remains of Florida's grandest Citizens and greatest benefactors and of his immediate family, and gateway to "Kirkside" - Mr. Flagler's residence.

This card is unused.
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Here is the interior of the church
The Memorial Presbyterian Church

St. Augustine, Florida

Built in 1889 by Henry M. Flagler in memory of his beloved daughter.

Photo: Bob Braun
Joh Hinde Curteich postcard

This unused postcard was bought in 2009.

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Henry Morrison Flagler (January 2, 1830 – May 20, 1913) was an American tycoon, real estate promoter, railroad developer and partner of John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil. He was a key figure in the development of the eastern coast of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and was founder of what became the Florida East Coast Railway. He is known as the father of Miami, Florida and also founded Palm Beach, Florida.

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