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The Story of Santa Elena

  • Heritage Library 2 Corpus Christi, Ste 100 Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 USA (map)

Presented by Rich Thomas
Heritage Library Board Member

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Class location: 2 Corpus Christi, Hilton Head Island

At the crossroads of Colonial America, Santa Elena has witnessed the march of history. Founded in 1566 before Jamestown or Plymouth, this little-known settlement served as the first beachhead for French and Spanish colonization of the new world. Its story mirrors that of early America; its religion, geopolitics, cultural clashes, war and struggles.

Earlier Event: February 1
Zion Living History Tours
Later Event: February 6
Historic Bike Tour