The Longest Canoe
On the outskirts of Florida’s most populous county, archaeologists uncover the remains of a massive canoe a thousand years old.
Archaeology in a Sinkhole
Exploring Southwest Florida’s Little Salt Springs, divers and archaeologists bring up artifacts preserved for more than 12,000 years
The Lost Writings of Frank Hamilton Cushing
The discovery of the unpublished manuscript of a visionary 19th century archaeologist sheds new light on our understanding of Florida’s prehistoric peoples.
How Can We Know the Past
We learn about the lives of Florida’s first people – those who inhabited the peninsula for twelve thousand years before the Spanish came – from the archaeological record as well as some other surprising sources.
The finds made at the Windover archaeological site, near Titusville on Florida’s east coast, challenged many long-held views about how people lived on the peninsula.
Uncovering the New Smyrna Colony
In the 1770s a Scottish doctor tries and fails to found a colony on Florida’s east coast. An amateur archaeologist uncovers valuable evidence of the ill-fated settlement.