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Commemorate 450: Rededication of Ribault Monument
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Title: Commemorate 450: Rededication of Ribault Monument
Series Title: French Florida Week 2012 (Jacksonville, FL)
Physical Description: Video
Creator: City of Jacksonville
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Abstract: The City of Jacksonville celebrated 450 years of French history in early May 2012. One of the many events included the rededication of the Ribault Monument at Ft. Caroline National Memorial. Before the ceremony, Mayor Alvin Brown spoke to those who gathered at the monument, including French descendants of Jean Ribault who traveled to the United States for the ceremony. Fracoise laupretre, descendant of Jean Ribault, said the ceremony solidified the family stories she grew up hearing. The Ribault Monument commemorates the landing of Jean Ribault near the mouth of the St. Johns River in 1562. Ribault erected a stone column bearing the coat of arms of King Charles IX to claim Florida for France.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Matthew Loving.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: French Florida Week 2012.
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00001128:00001