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Castillo De San Marco and Fort Matanzas National Monuments

Castillo De San Marco and Fort Matanzas National Monuments

Beautiful. Old. Saint Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565. The Castillo De San Marco was started in 1672. The fort was declared a National Monument in 1924 and the site is about 20.5 acres. The fort was built with limestone called coquina. Because it is so porous, canon balls stuck in the walls instead of shattering them! Saint Augustine is a great place to visit if you find yourself in Florida.  It is a nice day trip from Central…

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