• 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 brought the first herd of pigs to Florida in 1539 to provide food for his expedition. Many pigs escaped and flourished in the wild. Their descendents cause havoc in yards, golf courses, and fields in many parts of the state. Visit De Soto National Memorial, Bradenton, Florida. More...