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San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

148 Old Fort Road, Saint Marks, FL 32355
+1 850-925-6216
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Great History Lesson

This is a wonderful way to learn early history of Florida. The 15 minute film is well done and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hopfj
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West Lafayette, Indiana
Outstanding small museum

Great little historical site. In an out of the way area which once was the site of international... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Apicius6152
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Kingston, Canada
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148 Old Fort Road, Saint Marks, FL 32355
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful way to learn early history of Florida. The 15 minute film is well done and tells the history of the area back to the 1500's...Spanish, British, Indian, and Civil War occupation. The volunteers (Andy & Hunter) gave us a great tour...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Great little historical site. In an out of the way area which once was the site of international conflict the state keeps an informative museum and protects the ruins of a Spanish fort. The kind and helpful attendant even let us bring in our dog...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

This park offers a wonderful look into the past of Florida. The fort that stood here changed hands many times, and it is fascinating to discover just how the various people fighting over control of the continent interacted at this spot. The film is well...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

I always came here at the arrival of the Operation Migration flyover every year. Sadly, it is now stopped. I have only been a couple of times to take other visitors. There is a film inside to give history of the place and my friend...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We have visited this park on two different occasions now and both times have found it to be very enjoyable. The park rangers we have talked to have all been very friendly and informative. Take the outdoor walk when you have finished inside but remember...More

Thank Melissa W
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Learn about florida .Authentic fort remains. Tucked away in St Marks but worth the trip. Not crowded

Thank Shauna S
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited while on our way north for the summer. It is amazing the history oc this area. The ranger, a native, knew all about the area and its history. This is the spot the Wakulla and St. Marks rivers merge and head to the Gulf....More

Thank Allen C
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

The museum, built where the hospital had been, looked like a bomb shelter. Since my husband and I visited on the weekend, we anticipated a ranger presentation. Unfortunately, that was not the case. The 18 minute film provided a brief history of the area. We...More

Thank Sue N
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

I am always interested to explore a little out of the way place that at one time was an important location. St Marks seems like the end of the road now but was a Spanish fort, occupied by the British, Andrew Jackson was here in...More

Thank linseyCo
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

This park is beautiful for its natural setting but I walked it in about 15 minutes and was ready to leave. My parents went inside the museum for the film and they enjoyed it but we agreed that it would be a nice place to...More

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