Spanish Fleet Brings Treasure to the Outer Banks
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August 25, 1750 The Spanish fleet under escort of the man-of-war, La Galga, is passing northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida. It has been an uneventful week at sea since the seven ships cleared Havana, Cuba, the week before,destined for Spain … Continue reading

Historic Spanish Fleet Sets Sail
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The fleet captains had been ready for days but there were last minute changes aboard the escorting warship, La Galga. La Galga had been in port since the previous year undergoing repairs. In fact, the aging ship of fifty-six cannons, … Continue reading

The Mysterious Horses of Assateague Island
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The wild horses that roam Assateague Island became internationally famous after Marguerite Henry published Misty of Chincoteague in 1947. It all began when she received a letter about the horses on Assateague and the legend that they swam ashore from … Continue reading