Historic Markers Across Florida

De Soto Trail Monument

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Location: De Soto National Memorial
County: Manatee
Coordinates: N 27° 31.430    W 082° 38.643
  27.52383333    -82.64405
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WM2968


Near here Hernando De Soto with his men landed May 30, 1539 and began his march westward to the Mississippi river. This marker commemorates the 400th anniversary of his arrival on the shores of Florida.

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America


City: Bradenton, FL
De Soto National Monument