Written by Donald E. Sheppard|
The article which appears below, conceived in 1857 then "refined" by Congress in 1939, is still accepted by today's institutions as THE oldest description of Inland North America. It is taught on-line and in most American schools and universities today.
The "Official" DeSoto Trail vs. DeSoto's Trail in Peru
At left the "Official" Route of Hernando de Soto, according to the National Park Service based on
the "Official Commission's Report of 1939." At right is the known route DeSoto took thru Peru.
DeSoto marched directly toward his objectives,
NEVER AIMLESSLY from one place to the next!
This Internet Site has been recognized by scientists, universities, libraries, historians, scholars, teachers, reviewers, Internet popularity and Indices around the world. Conquistadors were ordinary people who described their journey in terms that you and I can understand, thanks to recent English translations of their writings.
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