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Paddling and Plunder in Matanzas Inlet

Every February Dale Williams of Sea Kayaking USA gathers his band of paddlers for a week of rough water training in Matanzas Inlet. Shaped like a ‘C’, the Matanzas River flows from St. 1,007 more words


History Monday #8

Time for History Monday again. You can find most events at https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history. Today’s event is inspired by the crazy snow that has surrounded Indiana on Easter — The European discovery of Florida. 512 more words


The Fountain of Youth

On this day in 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon, an explorer from Spain, “discovered” Florida. The peninsula that makes up our southeastern-most state had been sighted before, but Ponce de Leon was the first to make landfall, arriving near the present-day city of St. 668 more words


Ponce de Leon, Bimini and the Fountain of Youth

Keys History & Discovery Center presents Finding Bimini: The Real Scoop of Ponce de Leon, the Discovery of Florida and the Fountain of Youth on Wednesday, Jan. 34 more words

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Living Water


Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.” The woman said to him, “Sir, you have nothing to draw water with, and the well is deep. 654 more words

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Gatineau Spring Water Feeds Fountain of Youth Via Intracoastal Waterway

ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA – Local officials were dismayed today when they received a test report from a federal lab about the water in a nearby park fountain. 327 more words

The Fountain of Youth

In 1513, Ponce de León landed on the coast of Florida near modern-day St. Augustine during his storied search for the Fountain of Youth. His quest was violent and exploitative, not unlike many early explorers’ searches for wealth, power and immortality.   2,151 more words