The History of Castillo De San Marcos - Shop Americas National Parks

The History of Castillo De San Marcos

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Curious about Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States? This massive star-shaped fort protected the St. Augustine harbor for over 251 year and has an amazing story to tell.

 The History of Castillo de San Marcos explores the beginnings of the fort, its archaeological history, the various phases of construction the fort went through as it changed hands, and ultimately its final fate as an American National Monument.

This book includes period sketches and maps that detail each phase of the fort's history, as well as full-color pictures of the fort today, re-enactors, and exciting photos of the fort's cannon being fired.

Gift this book to someone who loves Florida's Spanish and British colonial history, anyone who loves old world architecture, or just someone who's hungry to learn about any and all things history!

Product Details

  • Softcover, 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 8 1/2'' x 11''


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