|Ships from Minorca drop anchor in St. Augustine|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
June 26, 1768
Ships from Minorca drop anchor in St. Augustine
Mediterranean workers from Greece, Italy and the island of Minorca arrive in St. Augustine, headed for Andrew Turnbull’s New Smyrna indigo plantation. About 1,400 sailed for Florida; 1,250 survived the voyage.
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