Venture with author John S. Sledge as he shares salt-streaked stories of sea-going characters representing a gumbo of ethnicities from the Gulf of Mexico basin. This virtual lecture is part of The Mariners’ month-long celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
About the lecture:
Join author John S. Sledge as he shares the history and heritage of the Gulf of Mexico, the earth’s 10th largest body of water, and one he lovingly calls a “beautiful, pocketed sea.” The Spanish role in discovering, settling, and exploring the Gulf basin will introduce us to some of the world’s most exotic cities and such memorable personalities as Sebastian Ocampo, Ponce de Leon, Hernan Cortez, and Isabel de Bobadilla, the first (and only) female governor of Cuba.
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