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Florida's historical treasures

...while going to attack St. Augustine. They were caught by Spanish forces led by the city's founder, Gen. Pedro Menendez de Aviles, who ordered them slain 10 at a time. Matanzas is Spanish for slaughters. Visitors reach the little fort on...
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Florida very pet-friendly location for vacationers

...the park's indoor dog wash area, are extra.? The Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine. Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez de Aviles discovered this spring in 1565 and the Timucua Indians lived here for 4,000 years before that. You and your dog can...
Sisler: Who's at fault?

...and claimed the temptation spot for Phillip II, King of Spain. Phillip bears blame, too, because he sent Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles, Spain's most experienced admiral, to govern Florida, and instructed him to explore and to colonize the territory...
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Port Royal's history buried deep in sand

...Ribault's incursion into what he considered to be his country's territory, the Spanish governor of Cuba, Pedro Menendez de Aviles, left with hundreds of men to run the French out of the continent. But they were already gone. Ribault had...