Fort Matanzas National Monument to host solar eclipse experience

Posted at 10:31 PM, Aug 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-07 22:47:52-04

The Fort Matanzas National Monument in St. Augustine is hosting a solar eclipse experience during the peak of the 2017 total solar eclipse on August 21.

According to their Facebook page, the event will begin at 1 p.m. at the Visitor Center. There will be a ranger presentation about the history and cultural perspectives of solar eclipses before the partial eclipse, which should begin around 1:17 p.m.

Free glasses specifically designed for viewing the eclipse will be available at the Fort the weekend before the event. 

Get more info about the event here.