Hernando De Soto Field School 2009 – 2013 Image Archive

Author(s): Fred White

Year: 2013


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 assemblages.

This is an active research project with sensitive data and selected excavation images withheld to protect the archaeological resource. Some metadata is confidential and will remain embargoed for a period of 5 years. The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Master Site File number associated with this project is MR03538.

Cite this Record

Hernando De Soto Field School 2009 – 2013 Image Archive. Fred White. R.A. Gray Building, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 : Florida Department of State, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Master Site File MR03538. 2013 ( tDAR id: 391621) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8HX1DJ7

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1528 to 1720

Spatial Coverage

min long: -82.233; min lat: 29.347 ; max long: -82.042; max lat: 29.506 ;

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