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Books and Reports

Bennett, Charles (edited)

2001. Laudonniere & Fort Caroline: History and Documents, The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Bennett, Charles,

2001. Three Voyages, by Rene Laudonniere, The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Brewer, David M.

2000    Fort Caroline National Memorial: Archeological Survey and Testing, 1996 and 1997  Field Seasons. Southeast Archeological Center, National Park Service. Tallahassee, Florida.


Brewer, David, and Elizabeth A. Horvath

2004    In Search of Lost Frenchmen. Report on the 1990 and 1995 Archeological Investigations at the Oyster Bay Site (CANA-73, 8VO3128). Canaveral National Seashore, Volusia County, Florida.


Davis, T. Frederick

1925    History of Jacksonville, Florida and Vicinity 1513 to 1924. H. & W.B. Drew Co.,   Jacksonville, Florida.


DePratter, Chester B., and Stanley South

1990. Charlesfort: The 1989 Search Project. South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Research Manuscript Series 210.


DePratter, Chester B., Stanley South, and James Legg

1996 The Discovery of Charlesforte (1562-1563). The Tansactions of the Hugnenot Society of South Carolina 101:39-48.


 Fairbanks, Charles H.

1952    Archeological Explorations at Fort Caroline National Historical Park Project, Florida. Ms. on file, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville.


 Fairbanks, George R.

1858    Founding of St. Augustine; Massacre of the Huguenots in America. A.D. 1565. Ms. on file, Special Collections Florida History, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Gissendaner, Paul H.

1996    Proposed Location of the 1565 French Huguenot Fort le Caroline. The Florida Anthropologist 49 (3):131-148.


Gold, Pleasant Daniel

1928    History of Duval County, Florida. The Record Company, St. Augustine, Florida.    


Hann , John H..

1996. History of the Timucua Indians and Missions. University Press of Florida.


Johnson, Richard E., Travis P. Gray, and Gregory M. Falstrom

1984    Archeological Testing of the Ribault Monument Area on St. Johns Bluff, Fort Caroline National Memorial, Florida. Southeastern Archaeological Center, Tallahassee, Florida: National Park Service.


Johnson, Robert E.

1988    An Archeological Reconnaissance Survey of the St. Johns Bluff Area of Duval County, Florida. Florida Community College at Jacksonville: Jacksonville,  Florida.


Jones, William M.

1993    A Report on St. Johns Bluff, Duval County Florida. Ms. on file, Special Collections, University of North Florida, Jacksonville.


Lawson, Sarah and John W. Faupel, eds.

1992. A Foothold in Florida: The Eye-Witness Account of Four Voyages made by the French to that Region. East Grinstead, Antique Atlas Publications.


Lowery, Woodbury

1905    The Spanish Settlements within the Present Line of the United States: Florida, 1562-1574, Vol. II. Putnam’s, New York.


Lyon, Eugene

1976    The Enterprise of Florida: Pedro Menendez de Aviles and Spanish Conquest of 1565-1568. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

1982    Forts Caroline and San Mateo, Vulnerable Outposts. Report Submitted to Fort Caroline National Memorial (PX532090219), Jacksonville, Florida.



Manucy, Albert

1960    How did Fort Caroline Look? Typescript, National Park service. On file, Fort Caroline National Memorial Library, Jacksonville, Florida.


 McGrath, John T.

2000    The French in Early Florida: In the Eye of the Hurricane. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


 Parkman, Francis

1865    Pioneers of France in the New World, Vol. I. Little, Brown and Co., Boston.


Ruple, Steven D.

1973    Archeology at Shipyard Island, Fort Caroline National Memorial. Contract  #CX500031725.  Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. Ms. on file, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville.


Russo, Michael

1992    The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve Phase III Report. Southeast  Archeological Center, National Park Service, Tallahassee, Florida. 


Sears, William H. 

1957    Excavations on Lower St. Johns River, Florida. Gainesville, Florida: University of  Florida.


Smith, Buckingham

1859    Coleccion de vaarios documentos para la historia de la Florida y tierras adyacentes. Trubner and Co, London.



About Fort Caroline


A Brief History of Florida


Florida Times Union Article About the Search for Fort Caroline from 2008


Jacksonville Historical Society (French Resources)


City of Jacksonville: Commemorating 450 Years of French History in Florida


About Charlesfort - the first French Fort in the United States  (Located on Paris, South Carolina)

Charlesfort Research Summaries (1996)


Short Story About Charlesfort - the first French Fort in the United States