Here Is The Oldest Video Footage Ever Taken In Florida And It’s Absolutely Incredible

St. Augustine, Florida is said to be the oldest city in America, which is probably why this one-of-a-kind footage is so fascinating. Founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers, St. Augustine has grown into an important city for Florida, beyond just historical significance. Many Floridians, however, are unaware of where St. Augustine started, and the history behind this beautiful city. Maybe this video footage will help.

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Thanks to YouTuber travelfilmarchive, we have very old and rare footage of St. Augustine from the 1930s. Take a look:

What do you think? Did you learn anything new about our beautiful and charming St. Augustine?

If you’re also interested in a history lesson over on the Gulf Coast, then there is an underground tunnel system beneath Ybor City that might actually blow your mind.