Juan Ponce de León

St. Augustine, Fla. (Photo credit: http://www.ci.st-augustine.fl.us)

Work under way to digitize 1500s Fla. records

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Inside a Catholic convent deep in St. Augustine’s historic district, stacks of centuries-old, sepia-toned papers offer clues to what life was like for early residents of the nation’s oldest permanently occupied city.