Ribault Monument

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Situated atop St. Johns Bluff, the monument provides a commanding view of the St. Johns River.

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The Ribault Monument commemorates the 1562 landing of Jean Ribault near the mouth of the St. Johns River. Ribault erected a stone column bearing the coats of arms of his French King Charles IX to claim Florida for France. On a clear day, you can see the Atlantic Ocean and Mayport Naval Station five miles to the east, and river activity, wildlife, and marshes below. The monument is open 9am - 4:45 pm Wednesday-Saturday.