• Cannon firing on the gundeck of the Castillo de San Marcos

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

For Teachers

We are pleased that you are interested in learning more about what St. Augustine's National Monuments have to offer educators. Listed below are several opportunities within our Education Program at Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas.

1. Field Trips: make a reservation for your school group to visit Castillo

2. Online Curriculum: use online materials to develop stand-alone lesson plans or to prepare for an onsite visit

3. Traveling Trunks: borrow a kit that includes hands-on educational materials and lesson plans for classroom-use

4. Professional Development: learn about opportunities to partner with the National Park Service

Did You Know?

The Stone walls of the Castillo de San Marcos glow in the evening sun

The Castillo de San Marcos was known as Fort Marion from 1821 through 1942. Its name had been changed to honor America’s famous Revolutionary War hero, Francis Marion. It regained its original name during WWII. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida