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Augustine was quickly occupied by Northern troops and remained under Yankee control until peace came in 1865. Anna lived until 1899 and left memoirs of her childhood on the plantation. Along with extensive renovations to the Inn (such as adding the third floor and mansard roof), he was responsible for a number of new buildings in the neighboring area. Francis Street which is currently occupied by our innkeepers and their family. Among them were Aaron Jones, publisher of the , a runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize.
After the war, Anna led a drive to collect money for a monument to the Confederate dead. Sub-tropical forest has reclaimed her father's Florida sugar plantation, but jumbled piles of brick, two stone arches and two tall coquina chimneys can be seen at the ruins, just off Old Dixie Highway, about a mile and a half north of the bridge over the Tomoka River in Ormond, Florida. She was a close friend of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and her editor at Scribner's was the legendary Maxwell Perkins. Gladys Hasty Carroll, author of the widely read novel .
Dummett (1775-1839), who grew up on the Caribbean island of Barbados, retired from Britain's Royal Marines and began a sugar plantation.
He and his wife Mary had 11 children, however only six lived to adulthood.
So great was the threat of invasion that, by order of the King of Spain, houses were to be constructed so that they might "serve as a defense of fortress against those who might attempt to occupy the town." Consequently, the building stands directly on the street, shielding the front entrance and peaceful courtyard enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.