Fort Clinch State Park

Scenes from a Florida Civil War Fort

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fort Clinch was constructed in the mid-1800s and occupied by Confederate troops during the early days of the Civil War. Made of almost 5-million bricks, the coastal fortification proved vulnerable t...

Experience a Soldier’s Life at Fort Clinch

One of the most complete and well-preserved examples of a 19th century American fort can be found at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Fernandina Beach. While Fort Clinch never saw any major battles or skirmishes, it did house military troops d...