Viva Florida 500 is a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of State (FDOS) to highlight the 500th anniversary in 2013 of the arrival of Juan Ponce de León to La Florida.
Find out the who, what, when, where, and why of Viva Florida 500.
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Jesuit missionaries, native uprisings, the British influence on colonial Florida, America’s first Thanksgiving – all these topics and many more can be found among our history moments.