Floridays
12:00 am
Sat August 7, 2010

Florida's unofficial founder now virtually unknown

Pedro Menendez
Pedro Menendez

No, it isn't Ponce de Leon, but rather a Spanish explorer named Pedro Menendez, who came to the New World with orders from the king to drive out the French. Renowned historian Dr. Eugene Lyon discusses Menendez' life and accomplishments.