ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (WALA) - Florida's 500th anniversary is going to be a highlight of a Cabinet meeting being held in the nation's oldest city continuously occupied by European descents.
Florida's top elected officials are meeting Tuesday at Flagler College in St. Augustine.
The agenda is light on substance but promises to be heavy on pomp.
A Ponce de Leon re-enactor is slated to be there, along with Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.
Tuesday, St. Augustine was set to unveil another statue of de Leon located at the exact latitude logged by his ship the day before he claimed "La Florida" as a Spanish territory in April 1513.
This year, Florida is marking 500 years since de Leon's arrival with a series of events related to the state's Spanish heritage and other aspects of its history.
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