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Feeling youthful

I have been to the fountain of youth.

I have bathed in its waters.

I have sipped from its streams.

Neither age nor death will find me.

Ramble On

Florida Quincentennial Books

In April 1513, Juan Ponce de León arrived on Florida’s east coast. He led the first European exploration of southern North America and is responsible for naming the peninsula  214 more words


Florida: Leon County

Leon County (pop. 275,487) is east of Gadsden County, on the border with Georgia. The population has grown from 51,590 in 1950.

The county was named for Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon (1474-1521). 239 more words


Beautiful 15 June 2015

One of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen was Bridle Veil Falls at Yellowstone. Hiking up the trail in the early morning, we caught little glimpses of the falls. 244 more words

Florida: Holmes County

Holmes County (pop. 19,927) is north of Washington County, along the border with Alabama. The only other Holmes counties are in Ohio and Mississippi.

It’s not certain how the county got its name. 104 more words


CFL-ESA Contest #1 Season Opener Schedule

CFL-ESA Contest #1 Season Opener

Saturday May 9, 2015 Ponce de Leon Park

Schedule 13 more words

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