Lunch and Learn with De Soto National Memorial: Hernando De Soto’s Legacy
Date(s) - 19 Sep 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn with De Soto National Memorial: A Quest for Riches and Glory: Hernando De Soto’s Legacy
In May of 1539, Hernando De Soto landed on the west coast of “La Florida,” declaring himself governor of this relatively unexplored land. Learn about his transportation of the first herd of pigs to the new world, his search for gold, his interactions with the Native Americans, and his crossing of the Mississippi River, making him the first European to do so. De Soto National Memorial park in Bradenton, Florida, commemorates De Soto’s exploration of Florida.
This is a free event. Lunches are available for pre-order from Jason’s Deli for $6 per person. Space is limited. Call 407.836.7010 for reservations.