It’s a pre-historic treasure hunt in the heart of the big city – an archaeological dig at the site of an ancient Tequesta Indian village at the confluence of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay.
Among skyscrapers and cranes in Downtown Miami, archaeologists have been quietly working on a secret dig. Bob Carr with the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy finally spilled the details this week on what he’s been so busy doing since November.
Researchers made a grave discovery—literally— at an old Jacksonville plantation. According to researchers, they found the graves of three adults who were likely born in West Africa and taken as slaves to the plantation in the early 19th century.