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Centuries-old Spanish Fort Found Under South Carolina Golf Course

Posted by on July 27, 2016 in Archaeology, Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Centuries-old Spanish Fort Found Under South Carolina Golf Course

They arrived with cannons and guns, and quickly built a fort on the coast of this vast, uncharted territory to ward off native people and French settlers. But after 21 years, Spain’s northernmost settlement on the east coast of North America was abandoned , and stood hidden for the next four centuries. Archaeologists announced on Tuesday that they have found the Spanish fort of San Marcos on Parris Island, South Carolina, under what is now a golf course at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

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