Pedro Menendez, “The Last Crusader”
Presented by Rich Thomas
Heritage Library Board Member
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
10:30am – 12:00pm
Class location: 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.