• De Soto Landing

    De Soto

    National Memorial Florida

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April 5, 2008 rangers and volunteers set up a booth at the Manatee County Heritage Seafood Festival.

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?

Did You Know?

Hernando de Soto invested all he had in his 1539 expedition to Florida that ultimately covered 4,000 miles of what is now the Southeastern United States. During the four year expedition he found no rich empire to conquer, but he lost both his fortune and his life. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...