St. Augustine, Florida: Zero Milestone of the Old Spanish Trail

A mossy rock sphere with a bronze plaque marks the starting point for a forgotten cross-country highway.
Address:
Hwy A1A, St. Augustine, FL
Directions:
On the southbound side of Hwy A1A just to the south of the St. Augustine Visitor Center, between W. Castillo Drive and Orange St. It's in the shadow of some trees, so you have to look for it.
Admission:
Free
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Zero Milestone of the Old Spanish Trail

This milestone marks the beginning of the Old Spanish Trail auto highway that once linked St. Augustine on the East Coast with San Diego on the West Coast. It is located between A1A and Cordova Street next to the Visitors Center.

[Jody High, 01/22/2017]

This spherical milepost has been growing moss in semitropical St. Augustine since 1928.

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