Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News

Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984) is member of archeology team that identifies the site of first multi-year European settlement in the United States.

Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States – in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola. The artifacts discovered are evidence of the Spanish settlement by Tristán de Luna y Arellano from 1559 to 1561, the earliest multi-year European colonial settlement ever archaeologically identified in the United States.

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Thanks to Ray Rappold for sharing this announcement with the NYSF.

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