The Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas National Monuments remind Historic City News readers that historic weapons demonstrations are scheduled regularly at both parks — weather and personnel permitting.
St. Augustine is one of the few locations in the state that can boast two national monuments under management of the National Park Service.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Friday, Saturday & Sunday;
10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30 (cannon or musket)
Other dates & times as personnel and conditions allow
Contact: (904) 829-6506 x233
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Wednesdays and Saturdays on the 12:30 thru 3:30 Tours.
Daytime Cannon Firings:
May 14th, June 4th (British), July 9th, August 6th, September 10th, October 1st (British), November 5th, December 10th
Contact: (904) 471-0116