The Maritime World of Ponce de Leon
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Mission San Luis, Tallahassee
ver wonder how sailors kept from becoming lost during the Age of Discovery? Join us at Mission San Luis as presenter Pete Cowdrey provides an overview of the maritime exploration of the 15th and 16th centuries. The program will highlight the influence Italian mariners had on this important period. Mr. Cowdrey will also describe the navigation tools used by these early adventurers, as well as European concepts of the world and the progress of map making.