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King and queen of Spain to visit St. Augustine

According to the St. Augustine Record, and will visit mid-month “as part of the 450th Commemoration.” While details are still being hashed out, a royal visit has been part of the city’s plan for years, according to , director of the 450th Commemoration. In addition to Celebrate 450, Sept. 4-8, the U.S.–Spain Council International Summit will be held Sept. 18-20. The forum alternates between U.S. and Spain and brings together more than 200 council members. Felipe was crowned king last year after his father, formerly King Juan Carlos, abdicated the throne. In 2001, and visited St. Augustine. The king’s visit …

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