Evidence of Fireworks in Ancient America?

Eyewitness accounts of what appears to be fireworks were recorded by the earliest Spanish explorers of the South Carolina coast in the 1520s. These fireworks were used at the time of the chief’s death to trick the commoners into thinking the chief had supernatural abilities. In 1526, Spanish explorer Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon landed in […]

Project revealing secrets of Nikwasi Mound

The Nikwasi Mound in North Carolina was once the site of a historic Cherokee village. Read more about the latest research on this mound below: On Friday, June 12, 1761, Lt. Col. James Grant and his expedition, who were pushing through Cherokee forces along the Little Tennessee River, stopped in Nikwasi (what is now Franklin) […]