Pedro Menendez, “The Last Crusader” Seminar

Francisco de Paula Martí [Public domain]

Tuesday, April 9, 10:30 a.m. – noon: Pedro Menendez, “The Last Crusader” seminar, presented by Rich Thomas, Heritage Library Board Member at the 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.