Public Market Place

Public Market Place (HMVIQ)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 53.546', W 81° 18.689'

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The first public market was established in this Plaza by Governor Mendez de Canzo in 1598. Here, for the first time a standard system of weights and measures was introduced in this country for the protection of the consumer. On this site a market for the sale of meats and produce was erected in 1824, and in use until 1878. This structure was rebuilt by the City in 1888 following a disastrous fire in this area April 11, 1887.
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HM NumberHMVIQ
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Year Placed1970
Placed BySt. Johns County Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469925 N 3306906
Decimal Degrees29.89243333, -81.31148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.546', W 81° 18.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 32.76" N, 81° 18' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150 Charlotte St, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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