Hernando De Soto Historical Society, Inc.


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About Us

A membership organization founded in 1939 to commemorate the 1539 landing of Hernando De Soto in Manatee County. For over 75 years has produced the Florida Heritage Festival, a month long series of events including parades, musical show, coronation ball, seafood fest., and many more!

Rep/Contact Info

Gus Sokos
Executive Director, COO
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