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Pedro Menendez, "The Last Crusader"

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

Known as the John Wayne of his time, Menendez was an advisor to King Phillip II of Spain and was the founder of the first lasting European settlement in North America at Santa Elena, where he served as Governor of Spanish La Florida.


Call the Heritage Library at 843-686-6560

Earlier Event: March 30
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Later Event: April 4
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