Hernando De Soto

Time to Explore

Hernando De Soto

Hernando De Soto

Hernando De Soto was born in the year into 1495 in Barcarrota, Spain. He was born in a poor but noble family. His family wanted him to become a lawyer but he wanted to become an Explorer. One day he was invited on an expedition by Pedro Arias Davila. Davila also payed for Hernando De Soto's education.
Hernando De Soto was a conquistador. He went to the Curibaians and when he went home but Joseph VI the king of Spain paid for his voyage back. Hernando went back and discovered the Mississippi river. He died from a disease on may 15, 1542 on the Mississippi River.

Sunday, May 8th, 9am-11:45pm

Mississippi, United States

MS

Hernando De Soto discovered the Mississippi River come join us celebrating it.