Castillo de San Marcos:The Oldest Fort

Saint Augustine educational tours: Castillo de San Marcos

The bulwark of Castillo de San Marcos

A definite highlight of St. Augustine!

Sonshine Educational Tours will assure your students an unforgettable encounter with this 17th century fort.  Castillo de San Marcos was established in 1672 by the Spanish, and despite two British sieges, was never captured.  Visit the bunks where Spanish soldiers slept, the magazine, and the drawbridge, and view many period artifacts.  You will also see the cell in which Osceola, an influential Seminole Indian chief, was kept after his capture. You will experience all of this and much more on your narrated guided tour.

Castillo de San Marcos Tours: Spanish soldiers

Spanish soldiers in the castle courtyard

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