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Pedro Menendez, "The Last Crusader"

  • USCB Hilton Head Campus 21 Office Park Road Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 United States (map)

Presented by Rich Thomas
Heritage Library Board Member

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Class location: USCB Hilton Head Island Campus

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.

Earlier Event: April 8
Haunted History Tales
Later Event: April 10
Historic Bike Tour