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The First Muster
September 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am| Free
450th Anniversary of the First Muster!
See a reenactment of the First Mustering of Soldiers in the continental United States on Wednesday, September 16th at 9:00am. The Florida National Guard and Florida Living History, Inc. present the 450th Anniversary Commemoration of the first mustering of American original citizen soldiers. The first mustering took place on September 16th, 1565 in the newly established San Augustin de la Florida and involved around 50 men.
This is a FREE event and will take place in front of the St. Francis National Guard Barracks at 82 Marine Street. Stay at Carriage Way Bed & Breakfast on Tuesday night, September 15th and then walk over in the morning to the Barracks to see the Mustering! We still have availability! Call 904-829-2467 or check our availability HERE.