To get to Devil’s Tree, walk along the canal on the right of Oak Hammock Park’s parking lot. Walk past the little stream on the left and make sure that you do not turn left into the path. Continue along the path of the canal till you see an opening in the forest. Turn left into the trail and and the Devil’s Tree is just a couple minutes away. The imposing tree is located on the left of the trail and is easily identified by the knot (also known as a burl) on its trunk and oversized branches. The trunk is also covered with burn marks and cuts left by visitors.
The infamous St Augustine Lighthouse Man in Blue is known to be a mischievous spirit that would taunt visitors and workers of the lighthouse. Nicknamed the “Man in Blue” because of its ghastly appearance in a blue overalls, the ghost is said to be the restless spirit of Joseph Andreu, a former keeper of the lighthouse. Andreu, an avid pipe smoker, fell 60 feet to his death in 1859 during a routine paint job on the outside of the tower; the scaffolding he was standing on collapsed