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Virginia Dare not first white youngun born in U.S!

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Title:
Virginia Dare not first white youngun born in U.S!
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Discovery and exploration -- Florida   ( lcsh )
History -- Florida -- To 1565   ( lcsh )
Description and travel -- Fort Caroline National Memorial (Jacksonville, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes the French colony, established by Jean Ribaut and settled by Rene de Laudonniere, near the present-day Fort Caroline National Memorial.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 8, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 002220727
oclc - 646296399
usfldc doi - D33-0042
usfldc handle - d33.42
System ID:
SFS0000423:00001


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d13 VIRGINIA DARE NOT FIRST WHITE YOUNGUN BORN IN U.S! By HAMPTON DUNN JACKSONVILLE --The Fort Caroline National Memorial tear here marks the site of the first European colony on the North American con tinent this side of Mexico. It represents France's bol d bid to get into the great competition for New World territory. The French hero who touched down here on May Day, 1562, was Hu guenot Jean Ribaut. He called what is now St. Johns River, the River of May. He presented the friendly Timucuan Indians a colum n in honor of King Charles IX (see photo). He then went on to South Carolina, where he left a small garrison and returned home. Ribaut's mariner on that trip, Rene de Laudonniere, headed up a new expedition of some 300 Huguenots who landed at the St. John s site on June 25, 1564 and founded Fort Caroline. Take it from present day Congressman Charles E. Bennett, a scholar and researcher into the history of the French exploits here, eight or ten white children were born at the fort. Since this was more than two decades before Virginia Dare saw the light of day in the Virginia colony, it disputes the historical legend that Virginia was the first white child born in this country. She was the first child born of English parents. Ribaut's folks had a rough time surviving in the new world, and the Spanish did not want them on "Spanish land." An armada led by Pedro Menendez de Aviles sailed under orders from King Philip to wipe out the French and to get a foothold for the Spanish in Florida. He did both, establishi ng St. Augustine on Sept. 8, 1565, and smashing Fort Caroline a few days later.

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