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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the founding of St. Augustine.

Elaine Murray Stone

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the founding of St. Augustine.

by Elaine Murray Stone

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Published by P. J. Kennedy in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.)
    • Subjects:
    • Menéndez de Avilés, Pedro, 1519-1574 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Menéndez de Avilés, Pedro, 1519-1574.,
    • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- History.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the man who founded the oldest permanent settlement in the United States, St. Augustine, Florida, in 1565 and promoted Catholic missionary work among the natives.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 180-182.

      StatementIllustrated by Unada.
      SeriesAmerican background books,, 36
      ContributionsUnada, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF314.M54 S7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination187 p.
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5631177M
      LC Control Number68057046

      History. The mission traces its origins to September 8, , when Admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés landed with a band of settlers to found St. Augustine. Father Francisco López de Mendoza Grajales, who was the chaplain of the expedition, celebrated the first Thanksgiving Mass on the grounds. A formal Franciscan mission was founded near the city in , perhaps the first mission in the. Pedro Menéndez de Avilés [Febru - Septem ] was a Spanish admiral. He's credited with founding St. Augustine, Florida on Aug He also colonized La Florida.

        Pedro Menéndez de Avilés (15 February –17 September ) was a Spanish admiral and explorer from the region of Asturias, Spain, remembered for planning the first regular trans-oceanic convoys and for founding St. Augustine, Florida in This was the first successful Spanish foothold in La Florida and the most significant city in the region for nearly three hundred years. St. augustine North America Started on This DAY. On September 8, , Pedro Menendez de Aviles landed on the shore of Seloy, a large Timucuan town that was situated just opposite what was to become St. Augustine inlet. Menendez was on a military mission to deal with a French incursion into Spain’s new world territory.

        Some historians argue that while America’s first Thanksgiving indeed took place in Florida, it actually occurred 40 miles further north and one year earlier than the one in St. Augustine .   St. Augustine is years old this year, and will celebrate the original September 8, , landing by the Spanish with its annual Founder's Day Commemoration on Saturday, September 7, The anniversary of the founding of the city by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés will take place at the Mission Nombre de Dios and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, with activities from .


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Captain Pedro Menendez de Aviles was a Spanish sailor, soldier, explorer, and conquistador who was sent by Philip II of Spain to remove the French from set up camp in what is today the city of St. Augustine and launched his overland march to take Fort then marched south to find the shipwrecked French and put them to the sword.

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Menendez book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Menendez: Pedro Menendez de Aviles, Captain General of the Ocean Sea.

Write a review. Nancy rated it liked it. I skimmed through this informative book looking for information about the founding of St Augustine. Menendez was quite /5. As a result of his accomplishments, Don Pedro Menendez Marquez was named governor of Florida, a position he held until After the death of Pedro Menendez, King Phillip decided that St.

Augustine was much too valuable as a haven for the treasure fleets to be abandoned, and ruled that the colony would be funded by the crown. The founding of St. Augustine. [Francisco Lopez de Mendoza Grajales] -- Memoir of the happy result and prosperous voyage of the fleet commanded by the illustrious Captain-General Pedro Menendez de Aviles, which sailed from Cadiz on the morning of Thursday, June 28th, for.

The figure is positioned so that Menendez appears to be surveying his St. Augustine Settlement of The work of art stands atop a coquina-faced concrete pedestal with a bronze plaque detailing Menendez’s founding of America’s First Colony on the grounds of what is now the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.

In St. Augustine, for example, the city's founding is being celebrated each year with speeches and pageantry, starting with the historical re-enactment of Don Pedro Menendez’ landing and the Mass at the Mission Nombre de Menendez gave this beautiful name to the landing site, and today it is the oldest mission in the United States.

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Captain-General and Adelantado of Florida, is well known for his endeavors in founding the city of St. Augustine, located about an hour south of present-day Jacksonville.

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Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin in the United States. Ina group of Huguenots led by Jean Ribault arrived in Spanish Florida to establish a colony in the territory claimed by Spain.