Relive the 1565 landing of Pedro Menendez

Historic City News readers have been invited to hear Dr. Kathleen Deagan during the next installment of the Discover First America Series; when she reports on her latest finds at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St Augustine.

The noted archaeologist presents “First Colony” on the stage of Flagler College Auditorium on Tuesday, January 10th at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for seating, lobby displays, demonstrations and book signings.

The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park is located on the area settled by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565.

Menendez re-enactor Chad Light and his cast will recreate the historic 1565 landing including a full entourage of Spanish soldiers, Timucuan Indians and Catholic priests.

This event is sponsored by the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.

Photo credits: © 2012 Historic City News staff photographer

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