|Nation's Oldest City: Learning our history through Gertrudis de Morales' eyes|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Sometimes when I walk the narrow streets of our old town, I wonder if there are still snippet of conversations from 300, 400 years ago. Over years of historical research, I have tried to recreate life for the ordinary residents of colonial St. Augustine. Yet these persons hardly ever wrote anything; they did not know how to write. They were seldom quoted or noted. The records of the parish church are mostly likely the place where their names might appears, perhaps no more than once.
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