Campus Life   Fort Caroline was a 1564 French attempt led by Rene de Laudonniere to establish a French territorial claim in Florida and provide a safe haven for persecuted Huguenots. The colony was destroyed and most of the colonists slaughtered by the Spanish commander Pedro Menendez only a year later in 1565 but the Spanish occupied the site as San Mateo for another four years.

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October 7, 2015
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