Pre-Columbian Contact

Florida Frontiers TV - Episode 16 - Pre-Columbian Contact

 

People from as far away as the American Midwest visited Florida long before Europeans arrived. The ancient Maya may have come here, too.

  • Screenshot of Mayan architiecture
  • Keith Ashley is Coordinator of Research at the Archaeology Laboratory and an adjunct in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for Univerisity of North Florida
  • Screenshot of Native American Settlement
  • Sandra Starr, former senior researcher at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian
  • Screenshot of an archaeological dig
  • Jerald T. Milanich is an American anthropologist and archaeologist, specializing in Native American culture in Florida.

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Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science

The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science is located in Cocoa, Florida. Through curation and display we invite visitors to explore the unique history of Brevard County. From Ice Age fossils to the Space Age Hubble telescope, we have something for everyone!

Division of Cultural Affairs

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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This project is sponsored in part by The Brevard County Tourism Development Council.

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