The Florida De Soto Trail traces De Soto's march northward through Florida and his contact with Native American tribes along his route.The Trail contains 34 interpretive kiosks located in federal,state,county, and city greenspaces. Travel in the De Soto's footsteps and discover Florida's real treasures like E.G. Simmons park, Zephyrhills Depot museum, Santa fe College, Payne's Prairie Preserve State park, and many more. For more information and a list of all sites please visit www.floridadesototrail.com
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Hernando de Soto brought the first herd of pigs to Florida in 1539 to provide food for his expedition. Many pigs escaped and flourished in the wild. Their descendents cause havoc in yards, golf courses, and fields in many parts of the state. Visit De Soto National Memorial, Bradenton, Florida. More...