ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – The St. Augustine Flea Market on State Highway 207 close to Interstate 95 has closed after 35 years of enterprise.The market, which was solely open on weekends, shut down at four p.m. Sunday.“We were only open Saturday and Sunday, 9 to 4, for customers,” said Justin Smoot, manager of the St. Augustine Flea Market for the last three years. “They sell anything from antiques, some new stuff, but most of its used. A lot of the markets have went to all new stuff. That’s what I love about this place. You can find something that’s used that you wanted for all of your life.”Smoot stated he’ll miss the distributors and the comradery essentially the most.“It’s basically like a big family, everybody in the market. Me telling them they had to leave was the worst part of my job. A lot of the people around here are really good people,” Smoot stated. “The individuals round listed below are a tight-knit group.”Smoot stated the homeowners bought the property to Baptist Well being.“I think the hospital being here will help more people,” he said.Charles Burgess and his wife, Donna, own Out on a Leash Pet Supplies. This December at the market would have marked 16 years for the couple.“We had a really good run here,” said Charles Burgess. “We are going to miss it.”“When anyone would bring their pet in, we would always take the picture of their pet then we would post it up here and put them in our photo albums,” explained Donna Burgess. “We had one man come in, and he said his dog died and he did not have a picture of his dog and he said, ‘Can I have it?’ And I said, ‘Of course you can.’”Smoot stated the distributors could have two weeks to vacate the property.Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax – All rights reserved.