Books by Karen Harvey
Give the gift of history. Look forward to the 450th.
St. Augustine is preparing for its 450th anniversary in 2015. Did you know St. Augustine is 42 years older than Jamestown, Virginia, and 55 years older than the Plymouth, Massachusetts, colony? Choose a history-packed book to give as a gift as the country nears the momentous anniversary of the oldest city in the continental United States. Learn why St. Augustine is America’s First City so you can help us celebrate in style.
All online purchases will receive a personalized autograph by the Author!
See St. Augustine’s historic changes in color
Oldest Ghosts: St Augustine Haunts
Daring Daughters is not just a gift for girls
Legends and Tales II: Remembering St. Augustine
Five Women, Five Stories
Explore five centuries of history in the classic work of St. Augustine.
Florida’s First Presbyterians moved into historic Memorial Presbyterian Church
Legends and Tales I: Anecdotal Histories of St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine Enters the Twenty-First Century
New pictorial history by Karen Harvey ($45.00)
What We Learn
From this book, one can learn what is indeed old and what features have been introduced over time. Sections on black history, religion and our precious coastline are included along with a look at traditional historic sites and evolving landmarks.
What This Volume Covers
This volume covers the past three decades of change covering the ’80s, ’90s and into 2000. It is a companion piece to St. Augustine and St. Johns County: A Pictorial History published in 1980 covering the five decades leading to the founding of St. Augustine and the subsequent survival of America’s first continuously occupied European settlement.
Striving to Preserve History
The new volume of 224 pages and 233 color and black and white photos provides insights into recent changes in the Oldest City. While striving to preserve its history and heritage, the town continues to keep in step with inevitable growth and development.