Founding of the Castillo de San Marcos

St. Augustine
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Oct 7, 2017
Short Event Display
Oct 7, 2017
1 South Castillo Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Visit the Castillo de San Marcos and join park staff, volunteers and members of Florida Living History to commemorate the founding of the fort. Visitors will learn how the fort was planned and constructed to protect the St. Augustine community. There will be interpretations and demonstrations on the construction of the fort from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and a re-enactment of the 1672 ground-breaking ceremony at 3 p.m. The fort is open from 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission into the fort is $10; youth ages 15 and under are free. Admission to the historical re-enactment on the fort lawn is free.