To prepare for Florida’s 500th anniversary in 2013, Florida Living History, Inc. (www.floridalivinghistory.org), will offer its annual heritage Event – “This Other World”: Ponce de León and the Founding of Florida – on Saturday, March 31st, from 10AM to4PM, at the Mission Nombre de Dios Museum (www.missionandshrine.org/), in St.Augustine, FL.
The Event will commemorate the landing of Don Juan Ponce de León’s “First Fleet,”which carried passengers and crew – white, black, Native American; male and female; soldier and sailor; slave and free – who became the first documented Europeans and Africans to set foot on what is now the continental United States, landing on the east coast of Florida on April 3rd, 1513.
In addition, this Florida Living History, Inc. heritage Event will feature thesecond, annual “This Other World”: Poncede León and the Founding of Florida lecture series on Don Juan Ponce de León and his world. The lectures will take place in the auditorium of the Mission Nombre de Dios Museum.
For further information on “This Other World”: Ponce de León and the Founding of Florida Event, please see the attached press release or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org (toll-free)1-877-FLA-HIST (1-877-352-4478).
Florida Living History, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the support of living history activities, events, and portrayals related to the history of colonial Florida.