Event: “This Other World:” Ponce de León and the Founding of Florida Lecture Series
When: April 2-3, 2011
Where: Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave, St. Augustine, Florida
Cost: Free
LAMP Director of Archaeology Dr. Sam Turner will be presenting a lecture titled “A Sailor’s Life in the Early Spanish Caribbean” at 1 pm on Saturday, April 2.
Click below for more information and full schedule!

“This Other World” Schedule:
Saturday, April 2, 2011 – Lectures
– Prelude to La Florida: An Archaeological Perspective on the World of Juan Ponce in America, 1493-c1513
Dr. Kathleen Deagan, Distinguished Research Curator Emerita, Lockwood Professor of Caribbean and Florida Archaeology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
1PM – A Sailor’s Life in the Early Spanish Caribbean
Dr. Samuel P. Turner, Director of Archaeology, Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program, St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, First Light Maritime Society

3PM – New Currents in La Florida’s History: The “Post-Ponce” Southeast
Dr. Susan R. Parker, Executive Director, St. Augustine Historical Society
With the assistance of Mr. Eric Johnson, Director, Mission Nombre de Dios / Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche

Sunday, April 3, 2011 – Historical Interpretation
– “I, Juan Garrido”: The Life of a Black Conquistador
Mr. James Bullock, playwright and author

Organizations partnering with Florida living History, Inc., in this effort include:
• The España-Florida Foundation – 500 Years
• The Flagler County Historical Society
• Mission Nombre de Dios / Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche
• Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
The St. Augustine Historical Society
• The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Inc. (a Smithsonian affiliate) and its support organization, the First Light Maritime Society
• The St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation
This heritage Event is sponsored by La Compañía de Juan Ponce de León (The Company of Juan Ponce de León), a member unit of Florida Living History, Inc., with the assistance of <aref=”http://www.fountainofyouthflorida.com”>Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park and with the support of the Florida Humanities Council.
For more information on La Compañía de Juan Ponce de León, please contact us at info@companyofponcedeleon.org or phone us, toll-free, at 1-877-FLA-HIST (1-877-352-4478)!