Monday, April 4, 2011

De Soto Landing

De Soto Landing
Dates: 04/16/2011
Times: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: De Soto National Memorial
Summary: The 62nd annual re-enactment of De Soto's Landing in Tampa Bay.
Fees: Free

Conquistador Landed in Tampa Bay May 30th 1539 to begin a four year journey that took him and an army of over 700 through the American Southeast. Annually since 1948 Re-enactments of De Soto's landing have been held at De Soto National Memorial. Join us as Park staff come ashore in historic dress and our De Soto claims La Florida for Spain. Then join us for a day full of activities and demonstrations about the Spanish and the Native American people who's lives would be forever altered by this expedition.

Contact: De Soto National Memorial
Phone: 941-792-0458

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