Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

De Soto Landing at De Soto National Memorial

Time: 10:00 am til 1:00 pm

Location: DeSoto National Memorial, 8300 Desoto Memorial Hwy, Bradenton, FL

Description: Come to De Soto National Memorial to see conquistador Hernando De Soto come ashore and claim Florida. Stay all day as staff provide talks and demonstrations about De Soto’s expedition and its lasting impact on early American history, and the native people of the Southeast.

FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.


Archaeology Talk: Mapping Unmarked Graves at Tampa's Oldest Cemetery

Time: 10:00 am til 11:00 am

Location: Polk State College, 999 Ave H, NE, WLR204, Winter Haven, 33881

Description: Established in 1850, Oaklawn Cemetery was the burial ground for "white and slave, rich and poor." But the wooden crosses marking the graves have mostly disappeared. Becky O'Sullivan of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, together with employees of the City of Tampa and USF as well as with community volunteers, is using some of the latest technology to piece together the history of this place and put the once unmarked graves back on the map. Come here Becky discuss this work at Polk State College.

This event is free and open to the adult public.

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FPAN is participating in this event.

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