He was sponsored by Spain.
He was ACTUALLY sponsored by King Ferdinand and Queen
Isabella had been dead for 36 years, and Ferdinand for
24 years before de Coronado started his expedition.
The expedition was financed by himself and Antonio de
Coronado National Memorial near Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Coronado Bridge, San Diego.
Coronado Heights, Lindsborg, Kansas,
Coronado High Schools in Lubbock, Texas, El Paso, Texas, and in
and Coronado Road in Phoenix, Arizona.