Castillo De San Marcos

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Subject:
European history
Grade:
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Castillo De San Marcos

Coquina Rock

Bell Tower

Built by the Spanish between 1672 and 1695 out of coral stone called coquina, the Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the United States.

Originally a strategic military post used by the Spanish to defend their New World territory, the fort has flown many banners, including the British, Confederate and the US flags.

Castillo De San Marcos

Bastion

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Citationshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N696SqWvptAhttp://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm


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