July 21, 2020

Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas, Bayfront Westcott House
BY: BAYFRONT WESTCOTT HOUSE Fort Matanzas National Monument St Augustine FL Fort Matanzas National Monument 8635 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.0116 A remote location, a massacre, the British threat, the unforgiving ecosystem – just part of daily life for the soldiers at Fort Matanzas.Coastal Florida was a major field of conflict as European nations fought for control in the New World. As part of this struggle, Fort Matanzas guarded St. Augustine’s southern river approach.  If you like to tromp around historic sites, climb ladders, and really feel like you’re “back in the day”, this national monument is perfect for those who like to have a real-time-in-old-time experience, shimmy up and down ladders, etc. CLICK HERE for ferry departure times and fees.

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