De Soto National Memorial

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Holidays in the Parks

December 16, 2010, 5:17 pm
If you’re looking for something to do this holiday season, look no further than our national parks! Celebrate the holidays by sharing in traditions handed down through the ages or make your own tradition. This holiday season discover a range of winter activities including fireside chats, winter caroling, backcountry ...

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Weekend Getaway: De Soto National Memorial

December 18, 2009, 10:03 am
On a swelteringly hot day in May 1539, Spaniard Hernando de Soto splashed ashore at Tampa Bay intent on capturing the riches of La Florida by any means necessary. His army was alternately welcomed and opposed by Native American tribes throughout what is now the southeastern United States in ...

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Volunteers Honor Conservationists While Cleaning Park

September 30, 2008, 8:21 am
The Fourth Avenue Northeast Neighbors, a volunteer group from the Riverdale area, proved community service can be enjoyable when it goes beyond its neighborhood to a national monument on the river. Their reward was a walk in the park, so to ...

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