In the year 1527 CE, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and 600 hundred Conquistadors set sail from the shores of Cuba. Their mission, known as the Narvaez expedition, was to colonize the Gulf coast area of modern Florida. However, the well-known Spanish lust for gold seized the crew and upon reaching the shores of their believed destination, the navigators realized they were not positive where they actually were. (Info by Bill Yates) - AHE
500th Anniversary of the Discovery of Florida by Juan Ponce de Leon
Part II. Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521) He believed Florida was an island. He came ashore April 2nd; named it after the Easter feast of flowers, "Pasqua florida." After fighting Carib Indians of the Lower Antilles, he returned to Florida in 1521; he tried to establish a settlement, but was driven off by the Indians, and fatally wounded. He died in Havana, Cuba.
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