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New Maritima Press author, John Amrhein, Jr. links Junipero Serra and Robert Louis Stevenson, with namesake of Santa Barbara
KITTY HAWK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: John Amrhein, Jr., maritime historian from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, recorded a miracle attributed to St. Barbara in his book, 'Treasure Island: The Untold Story' (ISBN 978-0983084303; New Maritima Press). Santa Barbara, California, was named after a 4th century woman who was beheaded by her own father after she converted to Christianity.