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Answered 2010-02-05 13:39:39

The St Augustine Lighthouse was built in the late 1800s by the American government to replace another lighthouse they had built in the early 1800s that was structurally undermined by beach erosion.

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Where was Saint Augustine built?

The city of St. Augustine is located in Florida.

Where was the first lighthouse in North America?

The first lighthouse in North America was built by the Spanish in 1586. It was built at St. Augustine, Florida but is no longer there.

What are the first known inhabitants of Florida?

In 1565, the Spanish built a settlement at Saint Augustine, Florida.

What year was the fort in Saint Augustine Florida built?

Construction on the fort began in 1672.

Who built Saint Augustine Florida?

St Augustine was built by the Spanish under Pedro Menéndez de Avilés beginning in 1565, although French and Spanish settlers before that had attempted to colonize the same general area.

Why was Saint Augustine built?

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Which country built a fort at Saint Augustine?

The Spanish built the fort at St Augustine under direction of Queen Mariana.

Is Saint Augustine the oldest city in the world?

No. St. Augustine is the oldest European-built city in the Americas.

What are different settlements made in Saint Augustine?

St. Augustine built the first permanent, or long-lasting, European settlement in what is now the United States.

When was the first cathedral built in Britain?

The first Canterbury Cathedral was started in 602 AD by (Saint) Augustine

Who built Cape Hatteras Lighthouse?

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What was the first European fort to be built on north American soil?

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When was the Lighthouse of Alexandria built?

The lighthouse of Alexandria was built between 285 and 247 BC.

How many people built the lighthouse of Alexandria?

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Which eurpean country built the first permanent settlement in what is now the US?

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What was the name of the city built by Pedro Menendez DeAvile with Spanish Authorities?

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What year was Cape Spear Lighthouse built?

It was constructed in 1836. In 1955 a new lighthouse tower was built on the site using the active light from the original lighthouse.

When was the first lighthouse built?

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Which was the first built lighthouse in New Zealand?

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