La Entrada Timeline

La Entrada

Discovery of Florida

1513

Ponce de Leon sets out on a voyage and disovers and conquers of what he later named La Florida

Narvaez

1527

Narvaez was a Spanish attempt during the years of 1527-1528 to colonize Spanish Florida.
Panfilo de Narvaez led the expedition.

Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

1527

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vacas journey was from the port of San Lucar de Barrameda.
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca accompanied Narvaez on this journey.

Vasquez de Coronado

1535

Francisco Vasquez de Coronados exploration was involved in the discovery of the 7 Golden Cities of Cibola.

7 Cities of Cibola

1536

Fray Marcos de Niza was a Franciscan who became a missionary in the New World.
He started Christianity and Catholosism in the New World.

Santa Fe

1540

Santa Fe was founded.
Founded by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado.

Rodriguez Cabrillo

1542

Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo sails from the Pacific Coast of New Spain as far as Los Angeles in California.

St. Augustine, Florida

1565

Pedro Menendez de Aviles establishes the oldest, continually occupied city in the United States at St. Auguastine, Florida.

British Pirates

1572

British pirates led by Sir Francis Drake attck Spanish ships and settlements.
Took a vast amount of money, silver trunk, and cargo.

New Mexico

1598

Juan de Onate settles in New Mexico.
Settled a colony at San Juan Pueblo at La Villa de San Gabriel.

Father Kino's Mission

1683

Father Kino established a Spanish mission at San Xavier del Bac in Tucson, Arizon to start Christianity and Catholosism and to build Churches.

Mission at San Antonio

1690

Spanish priests and soldiers, fearing French control of Texas, establishes a mission settlement at San Antonio, Texas.

Father Junipero Serra

1823

Father Junipero Serra establishes a series of missions one day horse part throughout California to spread the religion of Christianity.