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Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos

1 S Castillo Dr
St AugustineFL   32084
Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 8:45a – 5:15p

Opened: 1695

Old Fortress in St. Augustine, Florida

The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. Located on the western shore of Matanzas Bay in the city of St. Augustine, Florida, the fort was designed by the Spanish engineer Ignacio Daza.

Designated NMON: October 15, 1924

Architects: Ignacio Daza, Pedro Ruiz de Olano

The stone for the Castillo was quarried on nearby Anastasia island. nps.gov