November 09, 2021

What it’s Like ... to Uncover Ancient Secrets in Your Own Backyard

Get an inside look at the history of Shell Island through the eyes of anthropology majors Zoe Milburn ’22 and Ellie Minette ’22, who have spent the past three years cataloging thousands of pre-Columbian items as part of an ambitious research project.

Students sifting through dirt to search for artifacts.

October 09, 2018

Cool Class: Archaeological Field School

In a swampy, secluded section of the Charles H. Bronson State Forest—about 20 miles due east of campus—Rollins students are unearthing an ancient mystery.