On June 16, 1942, four German spies stepped ashore at Ponte Vedra Beach. In the pre-dawn hours, a German submarine surfaced, a raft was launched and the four men rowed to shore with a cache of materials. After burying boxes of explosives, they walked to highway 140 and caught a bus to Jacksonville.
Local pop historian Scott A. Grant will present “The Night The Nazis Invaded Ponte Vedra Beach” at Alhambra Theatre & Dining on June 9. This event is a special presentation only and will not feature a meal. The Library Lounge will be open for the purchase of refreshments.
The program begins at 2 p.m. It will benefit the Joshua Frase Foundation.
Tickets are $25. They may be purchased at sales.alhambrajax.com/100/tickets.shows.html?showall=1&playID=1415&code=DB. The box office is open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. For more information, call the box office at 904-641-1212.
Alhambra Theatre & Dining is located at 12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
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