St. Augustine, FL — The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in The State of Florida (NSCDA-FL), the organization that owns the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum on Aviles Street in historic, St. Augustine, will offer an online auction from March 17-22, with proceeds going to historic preservation. Auction for Action can be found at xfhm2021.ggo.bid — offering beautiful artwork, collectibles and other wonderful items. The Colonial Dames was founded in 1891, and the Florida affiliate in 1899. The Dames, which has about 15,000 members nation- wide and about 830 in Florida, promotes national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service and…
Centuries of Endurance
The Ximenez-Fatio House has seen her fair share of trying times. Through war and disease to financial strife and family heartbreak, she has always endured. For 222 years this grand lady has stood the test of time and the tests of the many who have sought the safety and warmth of her hearths.
As we travel through this most recent struggle, we, her caretakers, would like to share her with those of you who are acclimating to this new normal of ‘virtual tourism’.
Please check back often as we update this page and add more info about this magnificent home, those who have crossed her thresholds and beautiful historic St. Augustine.