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Address: 74 King St, P. O. Box 1027, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4342
Phone Number: +1 904-823-3378

Flagler College's historic campus is located just four miles from the...

Flagler College's historic campus is located just four miles from the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of St. Augustine, Fla., the “nation’s oldest city.”The college is named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a Gilded Age industrialist, railroad pioneer and partner with John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil. In 1888, Flagler built the Hotel Ponce de Leon, his first in a series of luxury resorts along Florida’s east coast. A masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture and the first major poured-in-place concrete building in the United States is now known as Ponce de Leon Hall. This National Historic Landmark serves as the centerpiece for the Flagler College.The grand hotel launched the careers of young architects John Carrere and Thomas Hastings who are noted most for the New York Public Library and the House and Senate Office Buildings adjacent to the Capitol in Washington, D.C.The Edison Electric Company powered the building with steam heat and 4,000 electric lights, making the Ponce one of the nation’s first electrified buildings. Louis Comfort Tiffany is credited with the building’s interior design including the stained glass and mosaics. Murals were completed by George Willoughby Maynard and Virgilio Tojetti.The hotel was gifted to Flagler College when the institution was founded in 1968. Since then, the college has spent more than $43 million dollars restoring the historic campus and adding new buildings.

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my nephew is a Junior at Flagler....my goal is to accidently fall into every fountain in city....while filming it.....mission accomplished with Flagler College....also have taken... read more

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We,expected the tour to be like the plantations in Charlston or the Biltmore but not even close.We,were shown the dining room which the students use every day plus a parlor,that's it.The guide explained some features in the lobby but was very hard to understand her.We,understand that it is a working college but I think donations are more in order than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

my nephew is a Junior at Flagler....my goal is to accidently fall into every fountain in city....while filming it.....mission accomplished with Flagler College....also have taken Public tour which is VERY informing....

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Palm Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I truly am impressed by the beauty of the Ponce DE Leon Hotel and the wonderful interiors. The areas are limited and I understand that now, it is a college. Sadly, was very unimpressed with our guide. When he came up behind all of us with his loud voice in the center of the hall scared many of the ladies... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great your of a college that used to be a hotel owned by Henry Flagler. The architecture and artistry of this place built in the late 1800s was just outstanding. Can cover in about 1 1/2 hours, well worth the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took a tour of Flagler College conducted by a third year student. He made the tour not only informative but interesting. The architecture and quality of the building are outstanding.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful look inside Henry Flagler hotel which now is Flagler College. A masterpiece in evert detail. Total ellegant and full of charm. This is a must see. Tour is given by student of the college. Great information and laughter.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Flagler College is located in an Old Hotel owned by Flagler it has amazing tile floors, original Tiffany windows an amazing Dome, painted with real gold, it is breathtaking

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a tour that was very interesting and learned a lot of history the stained glass was just amazing and the wood work and how long it took to make some of wood work that is on the building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is breathtaking, and would say it's a must see in St Augustine. Our tour guide was a soon-to-graduate student and had infectious enthusiasm for the building and history. Don't miss the Flagler College tour.

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Hollywood, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed visiting the remnants of Henry Flagler's empire scattered throughout Florida and visiting Flagler College was the last place on our list. The architectural adornments of this building are quite stunning. Henry Flagler spared no expense and the quality of the construction is evident everywhere you look. He literally spent a fortune building his hotels, and they look... More 

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