Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site

  • Also Known As: Ribaut Monument also San Marcos also San Felipe also 38BU51

  • Vicinity: Address Restricted
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1562/02/00 After sailing from France, Jean Ribaut establishes a settlement on Parris Island with his fellow French Protestants (Huguenots) who are being persecuted in the French Wars of Religion. French Huguenots Settle in America

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Particulars for Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site:
Owner Federal
Cultural Affiliation French Colonial America
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation Huguenot
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Cultural Affiliation Spanish Colonial

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th August 1974

Registry Name: Charlesfort--Santa Elena Site
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 74001822
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Federal
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Sites: 3
Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Historic and non-aboriginal, Military
Applicable Criteria: Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: French Colonial, Spanish Colonial
Period of Significance: 1500-1599
Significant Year: 1562, 1566, c 1577
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Underwater Museum

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