• Fort Matanzas

    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 tiny Anastasia Island beach mouse lives nowhere else in the world.

Did you know that Fort Matanzas National Monument is the home of the diminutive Anastasia Island beach mouse, a mouse species found nowhere else except on Anastasia Island. Ft Matanzas National Monument, Florida