October 2: Castillo de San Marcos
On this date in 1672, construction began on the Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. Construction of the fort took 22 years.
Castillo de San Marcos
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San Marcos iBook
The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument iBook provides a comprehensive history of the fort from 1668 until its transfer to the United States in 1821. Created by FCIT for the NPS as a part of the Hispanic Heritage iBook series. 158 pages + 106 glossary terms, 98 MB download
St. Augustine Under Three Flags
St. Augustine Under Three Flags: Tourist Guide and History gives descriptions of the various landmarks of St. Augustine from its founding in 1565 through 1918. Audiobook from the Lit2Go website.