Historic Markers Across Florida

The Plaza Building

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Location: at King St and Menendez Ave, St. Augustine, FL
County: St. Johns
Coordinates: N 29° 53.525    W 081° 18.662
  29.89208333    -81.31103333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMJFQ1


Built in 1888. Originally housed The Surprise Store, "The largest and leading Department Store on Florida's East Coast". In 1934 it became The Plaza Hotel. From 1949-1986 it was the home of Potter's Wax Museum.