Historic Markers Across Florida



Juan Ponce de Leon



Marker ID:  
Location: Ponce de Leon Historical Park, Punta Gorda
County: Charlotte
Coordinates: N 26° 54.586    W 082° 05.697
  26.90976666    -82.09495
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2WY3
 



Text:

Born - San Terras de Campo, Valladolid" Spain - 1460. Died - Havana, Cuba (probably mid-June) - 1522.
Interred - Entombment beneath the high altar of the Dominican Church of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Epitaph To Ponce de Leon

"Beneath this stone repose the bones of the Valiant Uon whose deeds surpassed the greatness of his name."

The City of Punta Gorda, Florida, in cooperation with Punta Gorda Isles, Inc.


Notes:

City: Punta Gorda, FL
Wikipedia - Juan Ponce de León