• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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Suggested Reading

Use books to plan or to make your visit memorable! We have a Suggested Reading List for those who wish to learn more about the Park in-depth. The readings may be useful for students, teachers, or anyone wishing to learn more. Many of the books on the list are available from the bookstores at Fort Matanzas and Castillo de San Marcos or may be ordered from Eastern National by calling (904) 824-6464.

Did You Know?

Spanish moss hanging from Live Oak trees

"Spanish Moss" (Tillandsia usneoides) is not a moss and is actually a cousin of the pineapple! Its name derives from Native Americans who joked that it looked very much like the beards of the Spanish settlers. Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida