Melbourne Beach, Florida: Dueling de Leon #1

Battles a similar statue in St. Augustine, also erected in 2013, the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon's landing in Florida. He had no GPS or even paper maps, so the exact spot is fiercely debated.
Address:
4005 Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL
Directions:
On the ocean side of FL-A1A, six miles south of its intersection with US-192 in Indialantic.
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Ponce de Leon statue.

Ponce de Leon Statue

Ponce de Leon appears to be converting the locals to Christianity before setting out for the Fountain of Youth.

[Randy Hoopes, 02/08/2020]

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