Veterans Day Free Admission Castillo de San Marcos
Monday, November 11, 2019 at Castillo de San Marcos
Please Note: This event is from 2019.
The Castillo de San Marcos offers free admission on Monday, November 11, 2019, in honor of Veterans Day. The Castillo is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., special activities will be offered by park staff and volunteers to highlight St. Augustine's citizen soldiers. Informal activities commemorating Veterans Day will also take place during that time.
The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. This large Spanish stone fortress was built to protect and defend Spain’s claims in the New World. It’s a National Monument and, at over 315 years old, it’s the oldest structure in the city.
Visitors will find plenty to explore at the fort, from the numerous rooms that once housed soldiers and prisoners, to the large interior courtyard and gun deck which offers a great view of the city.
Admission: Free in honor of Veterans Day
When: Monday, November 11, 2019. The Castillo is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Informal activities commemorating Veterans Day will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Castillo de San Marcos is located on the bayfront in historic St. Augustine, at 1 S. Castillo Drive.
Please call (904) 829-6506 for more details or visit here.