• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

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September 04, 2014
New Chief of Interpretation Arrives
Steven J. Roberts, new Chief of Interpretation & Education, arrives at Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas National Monuments.

June 12, 2014
Final General Management Plan Released
The final version of the General Mangement Plan has been released.

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