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Founder’s Day

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The454th-anniversary commemoration of Menéndez’ Landing, Founders’ Day and First Thanksgiving event will be held on September 7, 2019. This historical event is celebrated in St. Augustine each year on the Saturday closest to Sept. 8. The celebration starts at the Mission Nombre de Dios with a re-enactment of the landing of Pedro Menendez and his crew and a Catholic Mass of thanks and celebration. After the Mass, re-enactors travel from the Mission to the Fountain of Youth, the original location of Menendez’ first settlement of St. Augustine.

Admission tickets for the Fountain of Youth are $15.



September 7, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Founttain of Youth Archaeological Park
11 Magnolia Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32086 United States
(904) 829-3168
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