America Begins Here
A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation. Still resonant with the struggles of an earlier time, these original walls provide tangible evidence of America’s grim but remarkable history.
Did You Know?
The Spanish colony of St. Augustine was founded in 1565; 42 years prior to the founding of Jamestown and 55 years before that of Plymouth. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida