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    ECS is offline
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    Treasurehunting & Historical research


    Ashley White has found the site of DeSoto's 1539 camp near Citra on Orange Lake.
    Items found so far,include 3 cpooer coins,two with Ferdinand & Isabella on them,chain mail,Nueva Cadiz beads,pottery,and domestic pig jawbones.
    Also found near the site,the foundation of the lost MISSION SAN BUENAVENTURA de POTANA,built 60 years after DeSoto.
    Additional info:
    Ocala.com: Ocala news, sports, weather and classifieds | The Star Banner | Ocala FL

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    Thanks for sharing. Great historical find.
    Cheers, Ossy
    Son of Wolf

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    My goal for 2012 is a dozen Walking Liberty Halves

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    That is awesome news. Thanks for sharing. Would love to know what they find when they are completely done excavating it. Assuming the archeaologists are going to excavate.
    I Dig Everything...Even Pull Tabs.

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    ECS is offline
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    They are still at work on this site.Updates can be found on the OCALA STAR BANNER link posted above.
    The DeSoto site is not too far from CSA Capt J J Dickinson's "SUNNYSIDE" plantation at Orange Springs or CSA Fort Brook on the Oklawaha River.



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