I learned about the sediment that constitutes the fort walls and how the canon balls when they impact the wall actually made the fort stronger. The water lapping was peaceful there too.
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If you go in the summer, go in the morning because it get very hot and very crowded later in the day. Find the park rangers who give free talks in the various rooms. They know so much about not only the fort but also...More
I spent a week in St Augustine. We went to the visitors center and bought a package with many tours. This tour was not on my list of interesting things to do in St Augustine. I had my 8 year old girl with me and...More
Displays, restoration, and talks are continually being improved. This is a GRAND chunk of fascinating history. Kids will like it, too - climb the battlements and look out over the bay. Daily cannon firings.
One of the NHS, the fort offers a overlook of the river and a 16-centurary Spanish city look. The roof is also good for photo.
This is a definite destination in St. Augustine. There is so much history. I have been so many times in the last 41 years that I have been visiting St. Augustine. The last time my husband and I walked the exterior of the Fort. There...More