• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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Management

This area of our web site will provide you with centralized access to information regarding specific aspects of park management. These include key staff members, statistics, policies, and major park projects.

Publications:

Historic Structure Report

Did You Know?

A Spanish bronze cannon shown the characteristic green patina caused by copper rusting

Black, or gun, powder is a mix of potassium nitrate, sulfur, and charcoal used as a propellant charge in cannons. Burning rapidly when ignited, it expands 600 times its volume creating pressures that can hurl a cannonball up to 3.5 miles! Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida