Archaeologists Digging at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Find Ancient Artifacts
By Dan Billow, WESH // February 11, 2019
evidence people lived there around 500 B.C.
ABOVE VIDEO: Efforts to preserve historic sites in Cape Canaveral underway.
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (WESH) – The site of historic rocket launches is also the home of ancient artifacts.
Archaeologists digging at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are finding evidence that people lived there as far back as 500 B.C.
Thousand-year-old pottery shards and ancient shell tools tell the story.
The Air Force wants to preserve the history at the 1,300-acre base.
Students and scientists from UCF and USF are digging and laser-mapping both the ancient past and recent past.
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