Hernando de Soto

University of West Florida

St. Augustine, Florida may have new competition for the title of oldest city in America.  A new discovery out of the University of West Florida suggests that title could go to another Florida city: Pensacola.

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A new development is springing up on South Magnolia Drive near the Florida Lottery. The proposed site will soon be home to a few new fast food restaurants and other shops. But at least one local group say the development is a lost opportunity in the ongoing quest to learn more about the Spanish explorer, Hernando de Soto.