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2018


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The Legacy successfully concludes the events for the 150th Anniversary of the last visit of Admiral Farragut to Menorca

JUNE 2018

The Spanish Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Teodoro Lopez Calderon and the Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa Admiral James G. Foggo participated in the event.





TVE broadcast about The Spanish Legacy in the U.S. of America

2018 APRIL

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The Legacy presents "The Spanish Legacy in the U.S. Navy" at the National Defense University in Fort MacNair

APRIL 2018

On April 12, 2018, Eva M. García, President and Founder of the Legacy Association and editor of the book "Farragut and Menorca: The Spanish Legacy in the U.S. Navy,"  accompanied by Melissa Hathaway, The Legacy´s Vice President in the USA, presented a copy of the book to Vice Admiral Fitz Roegge, President of the National Defense University. The ceremony was hosted by the College of Information and Cyberspace in Lincoln Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.

The photo shows the closing ceremony with the presentation of the book to NDU President VADM. Roegge and to NDU  Chancellor atCollege of Information and Cyberspace. RADM. Janice M. Hamby


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Eva García presented the book Farragut and Menorca at the  Smithsonian for its incorporation to the Library Museum

APRIL 2018

Last April 12th, at the National Museum for American History The Legacy book was presented to Mr. David Allison and accompanied by 2017 Pulitzer Finalist Larrie Ferreiro for the Book; Brothers at Arms. American Independence and the men of France and Spain who saved it.
Mr. Allison is Senior Schollar at the Office of the Director with responsibilities for overall leadership and management of the museum including planning, research, collecting, education, exhibitions, fundraising, business activities, and facilities renovation.


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The Legacy joins the celebration for the 500 years  Anniversary of the expedition that made the first sailing tour around the world with Fernando de Magallanes and Juan Sebastian Elcano

MARCH 2018

The event was held last March the 22nd at the Monasterio de Prado in Valladolid. The event was presided by His Majesty the King Felipe VI and the Queen of Spain.


 MR. ROBERT HUDSON - UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN  DR. AMALIA PÉREZ-JUEZ - ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ARCHAEOLOGY DIRECTOR, STUDY ABROAD SPAIN BOSTON UNIVERSITY  DR. RICARDO J. ELIA - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ARCHAEOLOGY BOSTON UNIVERSITY

MR. ROBERT HUDSON - UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

DR. AMALIA PÉREZ-JUEZ - ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ARCHAEOLOGY
DIRECTOR, STUDY ABROAD SPAIN
BOSTON UNIVERSITY

DR. RICARDO J. ELIA - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ARCHAEOLOGY
BOSTON UNIVERSITY

The University of Boston presents The Legacy: Farragut and Menorca in its library

MARCH 2018

On March 20th, Farragut and Menorca. The Spanish Legacy in the US Navy was presented by the Legacy  to Mugar Memorial Library at Boston University, in recognition of the long and productive ties between Spain and the United States.



 

2017



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Research in the archives of the Library of Congress in Washington  

MAY 2017

Exchange of consular letters between representatives of Menorca and Washington during the period of 1804 - 1824.


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Attendace to the Inaugural Exposition of: Miquel Barceló. Under the Title of “El Arca de Noé” as part of the events that conmmemorate the VIII Centenary of the Founation of the Unviersity of Salamanca

APRIL 2017

Spanish Government Vice President Mrs. Soraya Saenz de Santamaria and The Dean of the Salamanca University Mr. Daniel Hernández Ruiperez were the leading personalities in charged of the inaugural Ceremony.


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Signing of a collaboration agreement with the Association “The Legacy - The Spanish Legacy in the United States of America”

MARCH 2017

Agreement signed in collaboration with Fundación Consejo de España -  USA to promote the dissemination of knowledge about the shared history between Spain and the United States.


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Research about the US Navy deployment  in Spain during the years 1815 - 1848  

JANUARY 2017

In the General archives of the Spanish Navy “Álvaro de Bazán” located in the Palacio del Marqués de Santa Cruz in Viso del Marques (Ciudad Real).

Our gratitude to the Spanish Navy for their continued encouragement and motivating support of our objectives.

 

2016


Event at the Ambassador’s Residence to commemorate the excellent relationship between our Armed Forces

DECEMBER 2016


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Collaborative agreement between the association The Legacy. The Spanish Legacy in the United States of America and the Naval Museum Foundation for the dissemination of the documents, archives, and libraries related to the common history between Spain and the USA.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

On September 28, at the Naval Museum, a collaboration agreement was signed between the Association The Legacy, The Spanish Legacy in the United States of America, and the Naval Museum Foundation.


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Sponsorship of the Book by Doctor Foltz

MAY 2016

The Rear Admiral of the US Navy lived in Menorca as a resident surgeon for a period of two years to thereafter become the first resident surgeon at the White House under two Presidents.

His training in Menorca was fundamental to his career.

He would go on to accompany Admiral Farragut on his last voyage to Spain in 1867.