Shipwreck unearthed in Florida

Published on October 17th, 2023

Construction crews in Florida unearthed a shipwreck from the 19th century while working on a road project in downtown St. Augustine.

According to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), crews discovered the nearly intact wooden vessel while working on State Road A1A near the Bridge of Lions for a draining improvement project that began earlier this year.

FDOT archeologists and experts believe the well-preserved boat is from the mid-to-late 1800s. – Full report

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