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Important Floridian Artifacts Collection Receives Almost $100,000 For Upgrades

An important collection of Floridian artifacts will finally be getting an upgrade in the coming year. The Florida Museum of Natural History has received almost $100,000 to upgrade over 20,000 artifacts from excavations of the Franciscan mission site of San Juan Del Puerto. The grant was awarded to the Florida …

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The New Vanguard Protecting Historic Sites From Sea Level Rise: Volunteers

By Brendan Rivers Thousands of archaeologically significant sites in Florida could be underwater within a century as seas rise, but there isn’t enough manpower, time or money to thoroughly research and excavate them all. With the prospect of losing so many clues about the past, professional archaeologists are hanging their hopes on a volunteer force of history enthusiasts. One of them is Jaime Bach. A cultural anthropologist who recently moved to Gainesville, Florida from California, she spent much of her

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