Viva Florida 500 Week

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner announces the start of Viva Florida 500 Week April 1-6, 2013, alongside several partners of the state’s initiative to commemorate Florida’s 500th anniversary.

The Viva week announcements included the official launch of VivaFlorida.org; a multimedia campaign that includes a 30 minute television special that will be airing statewide and an online clickable map featuring historical information, fun facts and current events; the touring schedule of a 16th Century Spanish galleon replica bound for Florida; and a three day exhibit in the Museum of Florida History featuring historic documents rarely seen by the public such as Florida’s original 1838 Constitution and a Sir Francis Drake map from 1586.

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