ponce de leon ponce de leon

Definition(s):

  • (n) Spanish explorer who accompanied Columbus on his second trip in 1493; in 1513 he discovered Florida while searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth (1460-1521)

News

  1. Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo confirmed largest in area

    Bonifay Kiwanis Club recognized their scholarship recipients Saylor Moon Lake from Holmes County High School, Kelby Reed Merchant from Bethlehem High School, Ciara Kristin Lee from Ponce de Leon High School and Jennifer Lynn Walker from Poplar Springs High School.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser

  2. Hispanic gala honors the best of the best

    This year, Florida celebrates the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon's arrival in St. Augustine.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  3. Jackson Walker painting on display at DeBary Hall

    A Jackson Walker oil painting depicting the 1513 landing of Ponce de Leon in Florida is on exhibit at DeBary Hall Historic Site through June 30. They called it La Florida can be viewed during a paid tour of DeBary Hall, 198 Sunrise Blvd. The painting depicts de Leon and his expedition as they send t ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The DeLand-Deltona Beacon

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