SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA

Archive for September, 2015

A Museum Transformed

The Alcazar Hotel fell victim to the Depression, cold weather, and changing lifestyles; it closed in 1932. Otto C. Lightner could be considered one of St. Augustine’s first historical preservationists. He saved the former Alcazar Hotel from an uncertain fate, most likely demolition, in 1946. Lightner purchased the hotel to house his vast collections of…

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Wedding Press

The Lightner Museum makes an exquisite backdrop for any occasion.   Photo credit: John Dolan       This wedding reception at the Lightner Museum was featured on TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress.” Photo credit: Monarch Studio

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