|Countdown to the 450th: Menendez races the French fleet|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Countdown to the 450th Aug. 17, 1565
Pedro Menendez decides to forego stopping in Havana. He intends to arrive in La Florida before the French fleet, which is also sailing for Florida.
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