Juan Ponce De Leon
By: Kaylie,Abbey, And Grace 10-22-14
He explored for the Bahamas to find the fountain of youth. Although he never found the fountain of youth he discovered many other things such as Florida, the Gulf Stream and he also discovered Mexico in the name of Spain. Juan Ponce De Leon's parents names are Lope Ponce De Leon and Catalina De Perea Carrizosa. His first job was a page for king Ferdinand V and Quenn Isabella I. Juan Ponce had great adventures but he died in 1521 in Havana, Cuba.
Remembering Juan Ponce De Leon
Juan Ponce De Leon was remembered for...
- He sailed to Florida and searched for the "Fountain of Youth".
- He was the first governor of Puerto Rico.
- He was the first European to step onto Florida and he named it Pascal De Florida which means the feast of the flowers on Palm Sunday.