Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

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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.



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