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Viva Florida: Ponce de Leon and First Contact

Event Type: Second Saturday Programs
Date: 1/12/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 The year is 1513 and a new kind of adventure is landing on the Florida Coast. It was the first contact between the civilization of the old world and the new. These larger than life men were known as the Conquerors or conquistadors. Enjoy an afternoon with Ponce de Leon and help us kick-off our yearlong programs series Viva Florida 500. Discover the legendary Conquistador Ponce de Leonís quest for the fabled Fountain of Youth, gold and lands. All are welcome to attend and learn of Floridaís rich history and heritage. For more information, visit www.ocls.info/vivaflorida500. #vivaflorida
Library: Orlando Public Library
Location: Library Central
Contact: Kris Woodson
Contact Number: 4078357484
Presenter: Ponce de Leon
Link: Ponce de leon