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Samantha Palmer

Summer Tour Hours start May 7

Summer Tour Hours start May 7

St. Augustine, Fla. — Tours of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, a national historic landmark now home to Flagler College, will kick-off its summer schedule by running tours on the hour starting Monday, May 7 through August 12. Tours will be canceled Thursday, May 17 for the annual Power of the Purse event at Flagler College. For more information on our schedule, click here.  Tours will start at the top of each hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily and run approximately 45-minutes long. They depart from the main lobby (Rotunda) of the college located at 74 King Street....

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Samantha Palmer

March Historical Tour Schedule

March Historical Tour Schedule

Spring has sprung in St. Augustine! Due to our limited availability, Historical Tours of Flagler College are selling out daily. If you are planning to visit during March or April, it is advised to purchase your tickets the day before the tour. Tickets are only available at the gift shop inside the College at 74 King Street. We are sorry in advance for any inconvenience.  Tours are still daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. as long as there are no previously scheduled Flagler College events. We are subject to cancelations. 

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Samantha Palmer

Summer Historical Tour Schedule

Summer Historical Tour Schedule

For Immediate Release Contact: Bobbie Stewart, 904-826-8582, bstewart@flagler.edu   Flagler College to offer more tours during summer St. Augustine, Fla. — Tours of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, a national historic landmark now home to Flagler College, will kick-off its summer schedule by running tours on the hour starting Monday, May 8 through August 6. Tours will be canceled Thursday, May 18 for the annual Power of the Purse event at Flagler College. Tours will start at the top of each hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily and run approximately one-hour long. They depart from the main lobby...

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Mary-Jo Lendering

Debufe, Lady of the Harem -Art Collection Blog Series 3

Debufe, Lady of the Harem -Art Collection Blog Series 3

  Dubufe, Lady of the Harem Orientalist painting is categorized as a stereotypical depiction of a Westerner's perception of the Eastern culture.   Here we get a view of a young woman lounging in a harem, a room typically found in wealthy Islamic homes. The woman here is lounging in a comfortable position with one of her jeweled slippers falling off of her foot. In her hand she is holding a book that she is seemingly consumed in, ignoring all the luxuries surrounding her. We as an observer of this scene are invited to experience her escape, for the book appears to...

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