Event Details

  • 12/05/2015

    Camp U
    Location: De Soto National Memorial Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: De Soto National Memorial Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 941-792-0458

Camp Uzita Opens for 2015-2016 Winter Season

De Soto National Memorial begins its living history season. Park Staff dress the parts of 16th century Europeans and give talks and demonstrations about Conquistador Hernando de Soto's 1539 expedition and the Native American societies they encountered.Camp Uzita's programs run daily from 10-3 with weapon demonstrations featuring the matchlock arquebus throughout the day. Camp Uzita will be closed December 25th and January 1st and all programs are subject to cancellation due to weather.


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