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St. Augustine, Florida: The Great Cross - A Very Tall Cross Team Field Report

Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche

27 Ocean Ave., St. Augustine, FL
The Great Cross, at the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche. Drive east into St. Augustine, cross US 1/N. Ponce De Leon Blvd, and drive one block east to San Marco Ave. The parking lot for the shrine is on the east side of San Marco Ave., between Old Mission and Ocean Aves. Park and walk east to the cross.
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The Great Cross - A Very Tall Cross

A real heaven-scratcher, 208 feet tall, the stainless steel Great Cross is illuminated by spotlights at night. Erected in 1965 for the city of St. Augustine's 400th birthday. Report... [11/10/2009]

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The Great Cross.

The Great Cross

The Great Cross, also known as the Mission Cross and the Beacon of Faith Cross, is located on the grounds of the Nombre de Dios Mission in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. It was placed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the City of St. Augustine.

[Michelle Resos, 09/15/2023]

Cross at St. Augustine.

World's Tallest Cross

This was breathtaking! The garden and chapel area are absolutely peaceful.

[Joy, 05/28/2011]

Giant cross.

World's Tallest Cross

You can not miss this gigantic cross that rises above St. Augustine. The parish seems very active.

[Alain-Claude Mainguet, 04/30/2011]

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