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The Changing of the Guard Ceremony commences at approximately 6:15pm from the Colonial Quarter. One squad of soldiers, militia, and colonial civilians will march along Saint George Street to the area of the Government House where a historic interpreter will speak to the public giving them details of the performance.  A short time later a second squad of soldiers will march along Saint George Street and also stop in front of the Government House. Commanding Officers will inspect the newly arrived troops, then the relief troops will exchange places with the Soldados already stationed on guard duty. The relieved troops will then fire musket volleys.

After the ceremony, the audience is encouraged to mingle with the Historical Interpreters for photographs and to ask questions. Afterwards, all the Historical Interpreters will march back to the area of the Colonial Quarter. The event takes about 45 minutes to an hour.

Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of our fabulous town and to mingle with the Historical Interpreters for photographs and to ask questions!


September 28, 2019
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
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Government House
48 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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