« Why did people use smudge pots under their tables? | Main | What was the name of the French fort in Northern Florida »

What was the name of the French fort in Northern Florida

1996-917-3 
(Fort __________, ca.1591 .  Credit: HistoryMiami)

In 1564 a Huguenot fort was established in Northern Florida.  When the Spanish king learned the French had settled in Florida he sent Pedro Menendez to reclaim Florida for Spain.  When Menendez arrived he killed the French, and created a permanent settlement for Spain.

Posted at 07:00 AM on October 7, 2010 in History Question of the Week | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b26169e20133f3ecbe57970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference What was the name of the French fort in Northern Florida:

Comments

Griselda Chavarria

Fort Caroline!

OSMAN

Fort Barrancas and Water Battery - Pensacola, Florida

Post a comment

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In.

 
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise