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De Soto National Memorial receives its base support from the National Park Service. However, many special initiatives and educational programs are supported by donations from the community. If you would like to support De Soto National Memorial with a cash donation, please Check out our donation site.
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...