July 23, 2016

La Florida

500 years of Hispanic culture and business in Florida

Ponce de Leon began Florida's dynamic Hispanic heritage

Lilly Rockwell | 5/1/2013


Ponce de Leon …
1. Was a farmer and a governor -- TRUE
2. Went in search of a “fountain of youth” -- FALSE
3. Was a slaver -- FALSE
4. Discovered the Gulf Stream -- TRUE
5. Established the first colony in what is now the U.S. -- TRUE
6. Never visited St. Augustine -- the only historical marker in the state that commemorates Juan Ponce is in St. Augustine. -- TRUE

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