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What was the name of the French fort in Northern Florida

(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


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