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Tatham Mound: Hernando de Soto in Citrus County And Tatham Mound Revisited: The Rest of the Story-Dr. Jeff Mitchem | Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Crystal River, FL
Tatham Mound: Hernando de Soto in Citrus County And Tatham Mound Revisited: The Rest of the Story-Dr. Jeff Mitchem
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10:30 AM TO 2:00 AM
Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
One Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), Central Region, the University of South Florida, and the Old County Courthouse Heritage Museum, are pleased to announce two presentations by Dr. Jeff Mitchem, archaeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and excavator of the Tatham Mound. Join us Saturday March 10, 2012, at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum to see and hear the highlights of the 1980s archaeological excavations at the prehistoric Tatham Mound near Lake Tsala Apopka. At 10:30 AM Dr. Jeff Mitchem, will present Tatham Mound: Hernando de Soto in Citrus County. This presentation will discuss the background of the Tatham Mound excavations and the archaeological evidence of the encounter(s) between native Floridians and the Spanish expedition of Hernando de Soto in 1539. We will break at 12:00 for a one hour lunch (enjoy some of the local restaurants around courthouse square or take an opportunity to tour the museum). At 1:00 PM Dr. Mitchem will bring the story full circle with Tatham Mound Revisited: The Rest of the Story. This presentation will discuss the older burials and artifacts that were recovered during excavations and the story of the reburial of the remains in their final resting place. This event is free and open to the public.
This event will be held at the Old County Courthouse Museum, Inverness.
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