• De Soto Landing

    De Soto

    National Memorial Florida

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Things To Know Before You Come

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Ranger Dan Stephens and Volunteer Tim Burke Demonstrate the use of the Arquebus.
Ginny Oshaben
 
De Soto National Memorial has special living history presentations at specific times of the year. The Spanish encampment features daily presentations (weather permitting) from mid-December to the last weekend in April. The Last day of the living history encampment also includes a special reenactment of De Soto's landing in 1539.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The barbacquoa of the Native Americans in Florida was the forerunner of the barbecues used worldwide today? To learn more, visit De Soto National Memorial, Bradenton, Florida. More...