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

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida


At over 330 years old, the Castillo has a lot of stories to be told. This page will be your jumping off point to some very interesting insights into early American history, cultural interchange, and developing warfare.

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Did You Know?

WWII Coast Guard graduates marching across Castillo de San Marcos drawbridge

The Castillo de San Marcos was used for military purposes during WWII. The Coast Guard utilized the fort for training exercises and ceremonies throughout the war years. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument St. Augustine, Florida