Elizabeth Morley Towers


Died aged c. 86

Elizabeth Morley Towers was born in 1899. She came to St. Augustine in 1918 shortly before she married and moved to Jacksonville. When the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America acquired the Ximenez-Fatio House in downtown St. Augustine in 1939, she served as the house chairman overseeing the building’s restoration. Her duties included researching and collecting photographs and memorabilia for the museum and fundraising to complete the project. For 40 years she was involved with historic preservation in St. Augustine. She served on the St. Augustine Preservation Board and helped restore the Hispanic Garden. Her final preservation project was the restoration of the Joaneda House. Under three Florida governors she served on the State Park Board. Elizabeth Morley Towers died in 1985.


Commemorated on 1 plaque

Elizabeth Morley Towers

Elizabeth Morley Towers [full inscription unknown]

Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine, FL, United States where they was