Pedro Menendez, "The Last Crusader"
Location: USCB Hilton Head Campus
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USCB Hilton Head Campus 1 Sand Shark Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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.
Presented by Rich Thomas
Heritage Library Board Member