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OLD RESIDENCE (top) WILL BE RAZED AT ST. AUGUSTINE
At Bottom, Artist's Conception of Silversmith Shop
AT ST. AUGUSTINE
$7,000 Donation to Be Used
To Rebuild 18th Century Home
By LEON SHIMER was found in the 1784 census.
Times-Union staff writer The exact location of the origiST. AUGUSTINE,. Oct 23-The nal shop could not be located. donation of $27,000 by William L The property where the shop Sims II, a member of the St. will be locatedoriginally was the Augustine Restoration Commins- site of an 18th century English slon, will be used to reconstruct home. The restored building will an 18th century home here to contain three equal-size rooms be used as a slversmith shop and the silversmith shop will be Bruce Greene, director of InterAccording to Earle Newton, established as part of the Resto- pretations for the commission executive director of the Restora- ration Commission's proposed said the property should tion 'Commissin, Sims became crafts program. quired next week. The fi
interested inrestoring the silver- At a commission meeting this w be demolish the e ing
smith shp wbnrcdsfound week, H. E. Wolfe, chairman of f e ructire, he said.
durgthe Restoration son, an- Greee said he hoped the buildaW. Sda silversmith bounced Sims' nation The ing Would be reconstructed by shp commission vot uthoi next mer the present .,L. Sims IL the borrowing of a i ti nal time, G Ienes trying to find ... __1o, : o, the a silvers who tZ
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