Like all early exploration and settlement, cultural contact and conflict are the hallmarks of Florida's development and the Castillo's existence. From this page you will connect to the stories of the Timucuan, Spanish, Seminole, French, British, Apache and other groups whose paths have intersected in northeast Florida.
Did You Know?
The Gulf Stream was first described by Spanish explorer Ponce de León in 1513. It was the first leg of the route home for the great Spanish treasure fleets. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida