Tag: History

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations:  St. Augustine, Florida The very last stop on our Spring Break Civil War/Spanish History expedition was this great National Monument located just south of St. Augustine.  Fort Matanzas was Spain’s last effort to ward off the British…

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Holiday Inn, St. Augustine (Perfect location for walking) This morning’s adventures found us at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Located right in the middle of beautiful St. Augustine Florida.  We have visited some amazing towns on…

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours with the addition of Fort Caroline The drive here from Timucuan Ecolgical and Historic Preserve (Fort Caroline) was a good time that included a car ferry.  You can see that here on our Fort Caroline blog. It was…

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours (including Kingsley Plantation) Venturing into Florida found us at this great Preserve.  We stop at 2 of the places here. The Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center (Fort Caroline) and the Kingsley Plantation. First stop was the Timucuan Preserve and…

Georgia

The Georgia State Line sign!  This was sign #36, working our way up to 50!  We didn’t get this one going in, it had to be done on our way home.  There was no sign on our entry into Georgia unfortunately.  This sign is…

Fort Frederica National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Savannah, GA on the way to St. Mary’s, GA We are heading south after a few beautiful days in Savannah, GA.  You can see what we did in Savannah over St. Patrick’s day on the Georgia blog…

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 1/2 day Accommodations: Downtown Savannah, GA Fort Pulaski is Civil War stop #4 on our Spring Break Civil War Expedition!  I can’t say enough great things about our experience here.  It was by far the best stop on our whole…

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