Avero House

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Avero House
St Aug Avero House02.jpg
Location St. Augustine, Florida
Coordinates 29°53′47″N 81°18′47″W / 29.896341°N 81.313044°W / 29.896341; -81.313044Coordinates: 29°53′47″N 81°18′47″W / 29.896341°N 81.313044°W / 29.896341; -81.313044
Built 1749
NRHP Reference # 72001459[1]
Added to NRHP June 13, 1972

The Avero House, also known as the Site of Minorcan Chapel or the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, is a historic home in St. Augustine, Florida, United States. It is located at 41 St. George Street. On June 13, 1972, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is dedicated to the first colony of Greek people who came to America in 1768. The Shrine includes the St. Photios Chapel which features Byzantine decorations, and a museum with exhibits about the life of early Greek settlers and the development of the Greek Orthodox Church in America.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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