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    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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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 setting sun highlights Ft Matanzas against a bare Florida east coast landscape.

Fort Matanzas was designated as a National Monument by President Calvin Coolidge on October 15, 1924. The same stroke of the pen created four other National Monuments including the Castillo de San Marcos, Ft. Pulaski, and the Statue of Liberty. Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida