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Castillo by Candlelight: Taking the Plunge

at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, St. Augustine FL

Oct 17 2015
Castillo by Candlelight: Taking the Plunge

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument will host a special evening tour. Please join us for a special look at soldier life in the Castillo during the First Spanish period (1565-1763). During the early years of the Spanish colony, much of the city of St. Augustine directly relied on military pay to survive. But being a soldier was not only a job, it was a way of life. Accompany us as we follow a young man taking the plunge and joining the ranks as a soldier in defense of his hometown. Discover if you have

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ADMISSION INFO

Nonrefundable tickets are available, on a first come, first serve basis, and may be purchased in advance at the ticket booth or by phone by calling (904) 829-6506 ext. 232. Space is limited.  

Adults: $10 (16 and older
Children: $5 (5-15)
Under 5: FREE

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

There will be three nighttime candlelit tours of the fort covering this period in history, with each lasting roughly 45 minutes. Tours depart from the ticket booth at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 pm. Nonrefundable tickets are available, on a first come, first serve basis, and may be purchased in advance at the ticket booth or by phone by calling (904) 829-6506 ext. 232. Space is limited. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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