San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park
About San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park
A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER
Rob Lacy, Manager
San Marcos is loaded with fun and interesting things to do now that fall is upon us. The museum has a new diorama depicting the Narvaez Expedition and the Spanish explorers’ first encounter with the Apalachee native tribes. The diorama was envisioned and constructed by Franklin D. Howard and completed by his daughter Susan Howard Sapronetti after his passing. The backdrop for the diorama was painted by Susan's husband, Eric Sapronetti. From the start, Mr. Howard's plan was to donate the diorama to San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park. Recently his wife Mary and daughter Susan graciously donated the diorama to the park. We are grateful for this new addition to our collections!
Come visit San Marcos to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, soak up some 500 years of history, or picnic with friends and family!
For more information on San Marcos please call the park office at (850) 922-6007.
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park is located in St. Marks, off State Road 363, on Old Fort Road.
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