Location: Florida         Length: 5 min

The USDA Forest Service investigates the extent and significance of the prehistoric Silver Glen Springs Site in Florida. Silver Glen Springs is one of the most popular recreation sites on the Ocala National Forest. In addition, it's one of the most significant archaeological sites found on the National Forests in Florida. This video describes excavation techniques, artifacts found and the cultural heritage of the site. It is a massive shell midden thousands of years old. Lots of shell has been mined from the site, but much remains.

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Produced in 2012 by the USDA National Forest

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Cultural Resource Assessment Survey of Silver Glen Springs Recreational Area in the Ocala National Forest, Florida (University of Florida)

Florida Public Archaeology Network

History of Florida (Wikipedia)

National Forests in Florida (USDA Forest Service)