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The Land of Flowers

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April

April 8 is Ponce de Leon Day! In 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon’s ships landed on Flor-ida’s east coast near present-day St. Augustine. He claimed the land for Spain and named it La Florida, place of flowers. Learn more at fcit.usf.edu/Florida/lessons/de_leon/de_leon1.htm . Share your favorite thing about Florida here on the NIE Blogging Zone.

[Last modified: Monday, April 4, 2011 1:42pm]

    

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