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Port Royal's history buried deep in sand

...first known settlement in what is now South Carolina was founded, ironically enough, by the French. French explorer Jean Ribault established the first known European settlement in the Lowcountry in 1562, although it wasn't much of one. Seeing...
Florida's historical treasures on the southern water approach. The name Matanzas derives from the fate of hundreds of French soldiers led by Jean Ribault who were swept south in a 1565 hurricane while going to attack St. Augustine. They were caught by Spanish forces led...
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