Map of the DeSoto Expedition
"One ship would then proceed to Havana, Cuba, the other to Panaco,
Mexico -- the northernmost Spanish settlement -- in hopes of leading reinforcements
back to those who waited by the Mississippi."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
Florida: Social Studies Resources for Students and Teachers
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