"that fountain of youth that the Conquistadores sought for in the Floridas"
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The Fountain of Youth, 1546
Public DomainThe Fountain of Youth, 1546 - Credit: Lucas Cranach the Elder

The Fountain of Youth is a mythical spring that restores the youth of those who drink from it.

In the 16th century, a conquistador (one of the Spanish soldier-explorers who conquered much of the Americas in the 15th-19th centuries) named Juan Ponce de León searched for the fountain in Florida.