Map of the DeSoto Expedition
Narrator: "The aimless expedition spent the entire summer and fall of 1541 roaming through a large area that is now Arkansas until forced to make camp for the winter. The gold they sought continued to elude them."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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