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CFL-ESA Contest #1 Season Opener Schedule

CFL-ESA Contest #1 Season Opener

Saturday May 9, 2015 Ponce de Leon Park

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Ponce De Leon, Manatees and the Florida State Banknote (2015) (limited edition) - #27 in the series

(Thanks to our guest blogger and US State banknote series enthusiast, J. Barry Wright )

The Florida State Dollar features the portrait of Juan Ponce de Leon on the face of the banknote. 570 more words

Banknote Collecting


I saw this statue of Juan Ponce de Leon at Bayside Marketplace in Miami on April 2. It was the day I went to the Arts and Hospitality Breakfast. 151 more words

Eco Tourism

Finding Florida

In 1513 Ponce de Leon landed in Florida. He stumbled upon a thousand things, but didn’t leave us a poem. Paul Laurence Dunbar did.

A Florida Night Poem… 194 more words


Ponce de Leon Discovers Florida

April 2, 1513 – Near present-day St. Augustine, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon comes ashore on the Florida coast, and claims the territory for the Spanish crown.


Fugees’ Pras Michels premieres ‘Sweet Mickey for President’ at Atlanta Film Festival

ATLANTA — The founding member of the Grammy-winning, groundbreaking music group Fugees, Pras Michel, (above, right) peeled back the mystique and misconceptions about the rich heritage of his island nation hometown of Haiti in the gripping and enthralling docu-film… 223 more words