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    Fort Matanzas

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Kids building masonry arch.

Hands On History Camp participants build a masonry arch.

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First Hands on History camp at Fort Matanzas!

Last year, the Castillo de San Marcos held its first ever Hands on History Camp. It was a huge success and in planning this year's camp, it was decided to have one session here at Fort Matanzas the week of July 21-25. All camps are full but you can read more about them here. And stay tuned for pictures of all the great camp activities!





Did You Know?

The design of the Florida state flag was modeled after the old Spanish flag.

Did you know that the design for the Florida state flag is similar to the early Spanish flag? The flag of Spain flew over St. Augustine, Florida for 235 years. It will not be until the year 2056 that this First City will have been American for as long! Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida