Construction of the fort was started in 1672; that’s more than 100 years before America became a country!
St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the US! The fort, Castillo de San Marcos, is a large part of the city’s rich history. The fort walls vary in thickness from 14 to 19 feet wide; an elephant could like down inside the walls and still have room to stretch out! The fort is full of historical information making it a great place for kids to explore while reenforcing history lessons. Take a look at the Castillo de San Marcos website to plan your visit!
The Flye scavenger hunt utilizes a multi-media approach which offers families with children the opportunity to interact with a game-like app while learning about the historic fort. Featuring pictures, clues, and questions that help kids engage with history while remaining fun and interactive as well.
Download the Flye app in the App Store to start the scavenger hunt! Happy hunting!!