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St. Augustine, FL –The National Park Service is pleased to announce the annual Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
"Holiday Open House" on Saturday, December 13th, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Park Rangers and volunteers will bring the history of the Castillo to life at this free, community event. Experience
the Castillo after dark and mingle with the soldiers, sailors, marines, and civilians who have served within the Castillo's walls. This event highlights
the Castillo's history from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
A three gun cannon firing will signal the opening of the event at 6:00 p.m. Additional cannon demonstrations will follow at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
This event is free to the public. For questions about the event you can inquire by phone at 904-829-6506 (Ext. 233)
or via the park website www.nps.gov/casa .
Castillo de San Marcos
National Monument preserves the oldest fortification in the continental United
States, a unique specimen of Spanish military architecture and engineering,
related cultural resources, and their architectural, political, and social
history.Learn more at www.nps.gov/casa and visit us
on Facebook www.facebook.com/CastilloNPSand