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1539 – Artifacts and Archaeology from Conquistador Hernando De Soto’s Potano Encampment (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 394333] Fred White.

Published by Academic Press Journal - Division of UK Scholarly Open Access The site identified in the Florida Master Site File as MR03538 was the location of one of Hernando de Soto’s early camps during the 1539 entrada and was in later use during the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ranching periods. This previously unknown First Spanish Cultural Period site is located between Ocala and Gainesville, Florida on the wetlands associated with Orange Lake. 1. A metadata survey we...


Addendum To the Stage I Archaeological Survey and Cultural Resources Assessment for the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York (1980)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 191505] Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

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Archaeologists Discover de Soto's Artifacts and Lost Mission (2012)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 391648] Paula Neely.

AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY Vol. 16 No. 3 A team of Florida archaeologists working with Dr. Ashley White, a member of the Governing Board of the Archaeological Institute of America, Dr. Michele White, a bioarchaeologist for the Florida Archaeological Survey, and Ethan White from Trinity History Honors, have confirmed the discovery of the lost city of the extinct Potano and the associated 1539 army encampment of Conquistador Hernando de Soto.


The Discovery of Conquistador Hernando De Soto’s 1539 Encampment (2012)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 391661] Fred White.

The College of Central Florida - New World Archaeology Series Documentary Interviews with: Dr. Jerald T. Milanich, Curator Emeritus in Archaeology of the Florida Museum of Natural History Dr. Michele C. White, Bioarchaeologist and Excavation Team, 1539 De Soto Project Site Dr. Alan M. Stahl, Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University Ethan A. White, Site Survey, Grid Layout and Excavation Team, 1539 De Soto Project Site, Trinity Catholic Honors Program Dr. Ashley White,...


The Discovery of the Lost Mission of San Buenaventura De Potano (2012)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 391660] Fred White.

The College of Central Florida - New World Archaeology Series Documentary Interviews with: Dr. Jerald T. Milanich, Curator Emeritus in Archaeology of the Florida Museum of Natural History Dr. Michele C. White, Bioarchaeologist and Excavation Team,1539 De Soto Project Site Dr. Alan M. Stahl, Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University Ethan A. White, Site Survey, Grid Layout and Excavation Team, 1539 De Soto Project Site, Trinity Catholic Honors Program Dr. Ashley White,...


Hernando De Soto Field School 2009 – 2013 Image Archive (2013)

DOCUMENT [ID: 391621] Fred White.

2009 – 2013 Limited collection of images involving survey, mapping and artifact recovery activities at the 1539 Hernando De Soto Potano Encampment and the associated Spanish Franciscan missions of Apula and San Buenaventura de Potano. This previously unknown First Spanish Cultural Period site is located on the wetlands associated with Orange Lake. Artifact recovery locations are identified in grid maps that relate to the De Soto Expedition, Franciscan Mission, and Spanish Ranching...


Honoring The Discovery Of Hernando De Soto's 1539 Encampment And The Lost Native American Town Of Potano (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 439930] United States Congress.

United States Congressional Record 115th Congress, 1st Session Issue: Vol. 163, No. 193 US Congressional Record honors the discovery of Hernando de Soto's 1539 Encampment and the lost Native American town of Potano, by the University of Florida professors, Dr. Fred A. White and Dr. Michele C. White, and University of Florida Anderson Scholar Ethan A. White. This newly discovered archaeological site is the oldest confirmed New World contact site in the United States. In one of the most...


Sixteenth Century European Artifacts from the Confirmed 8MR03538 De Soto Encampment Site with X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 427320] Fred White.

The 8MR03538 White Ranch / De Soto site is one of the most thoroughly vetted and scientifically dated archaeological sites in recent history. It has been confirmed as a contact site of the 1539 entrada by conquistador Hernando de Soto and his army. This site identified to have multiple occupations was the location of one of Hernando de Soto’s early camps in the sixteenth century and was in later use during the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ranching period. This important First...


X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis on Sixteenth Century Glass Beads from the 1539 Hernando De Soto Encampment (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 391622] Fred White.

The purpose of this pXFR testing was to build an accurate reference database for the elemental values of sixteenth century glass artifacts related to Florida’s First Spanish Cultural Period. Glass trade beads help form the framework needed to often identify and build a date range for an archaeological site. These beads that were tested were discovered in context with other sixteenth century artifacts at the confirmed 1539 Hernando de Soto encampment near Orange Lake, Florida. The...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America