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This timeline allows you to browse the images and artifacts in the virtual exhibit by chronological order, or to study a particular time period of interest. If this is your first visit, we recommend starting your exploration with Part I: The Enterprise of Florida, then returning to this page later to learn more about subsequent periods of St. Augustine’s rich history.

Part I: The Enterprise of Florida (1565–1566)

Part II: Florida on Trial (1570–1600)

Part III: Criollo Consolidation (1595–1680)

Part IV: The Castillo Years (1680–1763)

Part V: Spanish Exodus (1765–1800)