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cannon firing at fort matanzas national monument august 2018

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Date: July 9, 2018

St. Augustine, Florida  On Saturday, August 4, 2018 come join our Colonial British Navy re-enactors to learn about the life of an 18th century British sailor and watch the fort’s cannons fire. Fort tours complete with cannon firings will take place at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30. Space on these tours is limited. Be sure to stop in the Fort Matanzas Visitor Center to collect your free boarding pass for the passenger ferry to the fort. Boarding passes are issued for the next available fort tour on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved in advance. Each tour will last about 45 minutes. Weather Permitting 

If using a GPS to locate us, our address is 8635 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080. The park is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on Anastasia Island and four miles south of SR 206 on Highway A1A. For additional information, call 904-471-0116 or visit us on Facebook at

Fort Matanzas National Monument preserves the fortified watchtower, completed in 1742, which defended the southern approach to the Spanish military settlement of St. Augustine, and protects approximately 300 acres of Florida coastal environment. Learn more at and visit us on Facebook


Last updated: July 9, 2018

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