• De Soto Landing

    De Soto

    National Memorial Florida


De Soto National Memorial has natural beaches along the Manatee River at the mouth of Tampa Bay. 
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The men of Hernando de Soto's 1539 expedition to La Florida learned the hard way that Native American warriors could load and fire their long bows with deadly accuracy nearly a dozen times in the period required to load and fire the clumsy arquebus musket once. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...