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This day in the Millennium: April 8

...for construction of Gordon Highway. 1963: Jack Nicklaus won the Masters Tournament. NationWorld 1513: Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain. 1935: The Works Progress Administration was approved by Congress. 1946: The League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/08/met_258492.shtml
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This day in the Millennium: March 27

...R.A. Dent retired after 16 years in the Georgia House of Representatives. NationWorld 1512: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted Florida. 1794: President Washington and Congress authorized creation of the U.S. Navy. 1836: The first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/met_257372.shtml
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Hunting for squirrels revives fond memories

...everything from ginseng to Mexican yams. But it doesn't really make them any younger. The famed Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon was so obsessed with the topic he traveled to the New World in 1513 - searching for the Fountain of Youth. He never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/06/out_331540.shtml
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Sisler: Who's at fault?

...Someone made it possible for them to do it. BUT LEST THE guilty escape, we must also add to the list of villains Don Juan Ponce de Leon who first sighted the mainland of Florida on March 27, 1513, and claimed the temptation spot for Phillip II, King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/10/op_306087.shtml
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This day in the Millennium: April 2

...Hamilton petitioned Augusta city officials for integration of public facilities. NationWorld 1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in Florida. 1792: Congress passed the Coinage Act, which authorized establishment of the U.S Mint. 1805...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/02/met_257922.shtml
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Like fountain, explorer's search is mythical

In the spring of 1513, Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon set sail from his Caribbean home in search of a mysterious land called Florida and its legendary Fountain of Youth. Or did he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/05/ent_225514.shtml
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Randall Floyd's unsolved mysteries - conquistador's chronicler not reliable

In the spring of 1513, aging Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon set sail from his Caribbean home in search of a mysterious land called Florida, and its legendary fountain of youth. Or did he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/19/ent_202784.shtml
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