St. Augustine Slave Market


The St. Augustine Slave Market is a structure in which both Spaniards and the British governments sold slaves for hundreds of years.. 

170 St George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
City of Saint Augustine
Group Acknowledged: 
St. Augustine Community
Historical Subject: 

This memorial commemorates the slaves sold there and the general bustle of trade the city has enjoyed here for over 300 years. 

Physical Aspects: 

The plaza is laid in a rectangular shape according to the compass points, with the length equal to 1 1/2 times the width. In the plaza there is a blue, rectangular open-air plaza in which merchants in St. Augustine would sell slaves until it became illegal with the memorial dedicated to the slaves that were sold there. 

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