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Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Castillo de San Marcos Cannon Firing credits NPS Photo
Cannon firing demonstrations are scheduled five times a day every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Castillo de San Marcos Cannon credits NPS Photo
The Castillo features both iron and bronze cannon and mortar from the period.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Castillo de San Marcos Hot Shot Furnace credits NPS Photo
This furnace, in the water battery on the east side of the Castillo, heated cannonballs red hot to be fired at wooden vessels.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Castillo de San Marcos Aerial View credits NPS Photo
the Castillo commands the northern edge of the heart of downtown St. Augsutine.
CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS NATIONAL MONUMENT
CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS NATIONAL MONUMENT
1 S Castillo Dr
St. Augustine, Florida   32084
(lat:29.8979 lon:-81.3115)

Phone: 904-829-6506
Email:
Built by the Spanish in St. Augustine to defend Florida and the Atlantic trade route, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument preserves the oldest masonry fortification in the continental United States and interprets more than 450 years of cultural intersections.
Nearby Accommodations
Beacher's Lodge - St. Augustine, FL
Hotels/Motels
Hotels like this are hard to find. In operation since 1986, Beacher's Lodge is a condo-hotel located on Crescent Beach. All the oceanfront suites have a patio or private balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The large expanse of white sand always makes for memorable enjoyment.
9.7 miles from park*


Location
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument is located near Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach and Saint Augustine


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Area Campgrounds
Cooksey's R.V. Park
1425 State Route 16
St. Augustine, FL
904-824-4016
Nearby Hotels
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Directions
On State Route A1A overlooking Matanzas Bay in the heart of the historic district of Saint Augustine, the Castillo is approximately a five mile drive from Interstate 95.

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