Two of the most famous archaeological monuments in the southeastern United States- excavated first a century ago- are in Florida. Both Crystal River (near the Gulf Coast in Citrus County) and Mount Royal (on the St Johns River just north of Lake George) help shape our appreciation of pre-Columbian Native American cultures. Authored by some of the most notable American archaeologists, presents an extensive literature on fieldwork at the sites, including descriptions of the extraordinary artifacts from each.
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