Aucilla Polychrome 1650-1700. Spanish majolica inspired manicure (references cited: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/type_index_display.asp?type_name=AUCILLA+POLYCHROME)
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- 2 weeks ago
Nod yes if you are heading to a national park this weekend. All 401 parks will have free entrance today through Monday to celebrate Presidents Day. http://www.nps.gov/findapark/presidents-day.htm
Reposted from NPS FB
- 3 weeks ago
Meet Ft. Mose!
From BAR’s fb page:
Fort Mose, located just north of St. Augustine, was created by decree of the Spanish Governor of Florida in 1738. The fort and adjacent lands were set aside for freed blacks and escaped British Carolina colony slaves seeking refuge provided they agreed to convert to Catholicism.
The grounds where the village and fort once stood are now part of Fort Mose Historic State Park (center.) Selected artifacts excavated at the park and curated at BAR Collections include left to right Warner’s Safe Kidney & Liver Cure, Piso’s Cure for Consumption, and Mellin’s Infant’s Food.
- 1 month ago
Archaeologists exploring the site of a Civil War-era prison camp in Columbia have uncovered three pits they say Union soldiers dug as crude shelter against the winter of 1864-65.
One of the earthen pits on the grounds of the S.C. State Hospital held secret a half-dozen artifacts, too, left…
Source: FPAN West Central FB