Houses notable collections of Native American artifacts, firearms from the Revolutionary era to the present, period costumes and relics fromRead more
Named for the Cheraw Indians, Cheraw began as a small trading post at the head of navigation on the GreatRead more
The Beaufort History Museum continues to be the repository of Beaufort’s manmade history. Artifacts represent Native American settlements, the earliestRead more
A discovery of ancient jade could shake up old notions of the New
World before Columbus. Scientists say they have traced 1,500-year-old
axe blades found in the eastern Caribbean to ancient jade mines in
Central America 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometers) away.
Brazilian archaeologists have found an ancient stone structure in a
remote corner of the Amazon that may cast new light on the region’s
The site, thought to be an observatory or place of worship, pre-dates
European colonisation and is said to suggest a sophisticated
knowledge of astronomy.
Its appearance is being compared to the English site of Stonehenge.
The Kolomoki Mounds site is believed to have been the most populous Native American community north of Mexico during its time period. The site consists of nine earthen mounds built between the years A.D. 350 and 750.Read more
Ocmulgee Mounds located in Macon, Geogia consists of seven mounds and associated plazas. The Great Temple Mound at Ocmulgee was built atop the Macon Plateau and rises 56 feet high from the surface of the plateau.Read more
The Etowah Mounds complex consists of six earthen Indian mounds all in the traditional Mississippian truncated pyramid shape. These Indian mounds were built between 950 A.D. and 1450 A.D. although major construction didn’t truly begin until around A.D. 1250.Read more
This historically significant park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern United States, occupied by AmericanRead more
Florence Marina is near the Rood Creek Indian Mound site located on Lake Walter F. George in western Stewart County.Read more
Columbus Museum of Arts and Science – permanent exhibit, “Chattahoochee Legacy”. The museum houses one of the best Indian artifactRead more
Located near Macon, this large mound group features a restored ceremonial earth lodge. While the Indian culture thrived here betweenRead more