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La Florida and Pedro Menendez with Scott Grant
Saturday, October 12, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
On September 8, 2019, La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas (www.laflorida.org) will launch two exciting initiatives related to the founding of St. Augustine, Florida. In this talk, Dr. J. Michael Francis will introduce the first phase of a long-term project to identify the men and women who joined Menéndez's 1565 expedition. To date, roughly 550 individuals have been recorded in the La Florida database, revealing fascinating patterns of regional diversity, a unique window into the lives of the Europeans ... view more »