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Explore the History of DeLeon Springs
October 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Learn about the history of DeLeon Springs State Park during a free presentation.
Brian Polk, park manager at DeLeon Springs State Park, will lead a journey through the park’s past, beginning with the first Floridians. He’ll share tales about a famous visitor, three wars, a plantation, the Western Hemisphere’s oldest canoes, and interesting local stories. He will also offer his thoughts on whether Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon visited the area during his supposed search for the Fountain of Youth in the 16th century.
The program is part of the Lemonade Lectures series, which is sponsored by the Enterprise Historical Conservancy and Volusia County. Light refreshments and lemonade will be served.
Reservations are not required. For more information, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.