St. Augustine

The Castillo de San Marcos

The Castillo de San Marcos is a defining landmark of Spanish Heritage in St. Augustine. It is one of the only two fortifications in the world built out of a semi-rare form of limestone called coquina. Castillo de San Marcos is also the oldest masonry fort in the United States, completed in 1695.

The Lightner Museum

A monument to the lavishness of the Gilded Age, the museum features three floors of artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries, including exquisite Victorian clothing and art, stained Tiffany glass, and paintings and oddities from around the world.

The Rotunda of the Hotel Ponce de Leon

Built by Henry M. Flagler in 1888 and one of the most exclusive resorts of its day, Historic Tours of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon highlight the Spanish Renaissance architectural heritage of what is now Flagler College.

Living History at Fort Mose

Casual historians and buffs alike will enjoy the interactive museum that chronicles the first free African-American settlement in what would become the United States. Check the park’s schedule for reenactments and events at this National Historic Landmark.

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