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Ribault’s Landing

May 2, 2020

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. Local history will come alive at Fort Caroline National Memorial from 10 AM to 3 PM during the annual commemoration of the French naval expedition that landed along the banks of the St. Johns River in the 16th century. On May 1, 1562, Captain Jean Ribault, along with several ships, landed at the mouth of what … Read more

Ribault’s Landing

May 2, 2020

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. Local history will come alive at Fort Caroline National Memorial from 10 AM to 3 PM during the annual commemoration of the French naval expedition that landed along the banks of the St. Johns River in the 16th century. On May 1, 1562, Captain Jean Ribault, along with several ships, landed at the mouth of what … Read more

Battle for the First Coast

September 21, 2019

Travel back in time to experience the first battle between European empires for control of Florida’s First Coast in 1565. Living historians will conduct musket and cannon firing demonstrations and other aspects of 16th century life. Events on Saturday will be at Fort Caroline and Sunday at Fort Matanzas National Monument in St. Augustine.

Battle for the First Coast

September 21, 2019

Travel back in time to experience the first battle between European empires for control of Florida’s First Coast in 1565. Living historians will conduct musket and cannon firing demonstrations and other aspects of 16th century life. Events on Saturday will be at Fort Caroline and Sunday at Fort Matanzas National Monument in St. Augustine.

Ribault’s Landing

May 4, 2019

Local history will come alive at Fort Caroline National Memorial from 10 AM to 3 PM during the annual commemoration of the French naval expedition that landed along the banks of the St. Johns River in the 16th century. On May 1, 1562, Captain Jean Ribault, along with several ships, landed at the mouth of what is today known as … Read more

Ribault’s Landing

May 4, 2019

Local history will come alive at Fort Caroline National Memorial from 10 AM to 3 PM during the annual commemoration of the French naval expedition that landed along the banks of the St. Johns River in the 16th century. On May 1, 1562, Captain Jean Ribault, along with several ships, landed at the mouth of what is today known as … Read more