1513 - Juan Ponce de Leon discovers the coast of Florida
1562 - Jean Ribault.
1564 - Rene de Laudonneire
Juan Ponce de Leon from Spain discovers the coast of Florida.
1704 - Cubo line
Jean Ribault was sent to North America to establish a colony for France. Three ships with 150 French huguenots, landed in what is now Jacksonville. He sailed north and established Charlsefort and the settlement of Port Royal in what is now North Carolina.
1726 - Francisco Menendez
Rene de Laudonniere established Fort Caroline in northeast Florida for France.
1764 - Spanish inhabitants of St Augustine
The Cubo line began in St Augustine. A half mile wass ran from the Castillo de San Marcos to the San Sebastian river.
Fransisco menendez, an escaped carolina slave came to st augustine. Once he entered st augustine, he got re-enslaved. despite being a slave, menendez was appointed captain of the black militia by 1726 and was finally granted his freedom by the governer.
In accordance with the treaty of Paris the Spanish inhabitants of St Augustine prepare to leave the city. Most evacuated to Cuba including the free blacks of Fort Mose. The British divided Florida into two colonies, East and west Florida. They rule Florida until 1783.