Time Team America

July 2014

The Lost Pueblo Village

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The site of what is believed to have been a 1,200-year-old village is located near Mesa Verde, Colorado. Recent discoveries at the site—located at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center—lead Time Team America to ask: Was this more than just a village? Was this concentrated settlement the scene of a turning point in human histor...
June 2014

Lost Civil War Prison

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Camp Lawton, near Millen, Georgia, housed 10,000 Union prisoners at the end of the Civil War. When General Sherman’s forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly, leaving the remains of the camp—and even its exact location—lost to history. Can Time Team America find the original site in just three days?

The Bones of Badger Hole

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In Oklahoma, the bones of massive 10,000-year-old bison mingle with the remnants of early human-made weapons. Working against a three-day deadline, Time Team America explores what might be the largest bison kill site in North America from the Folsom period. What strategies did hunters use against these mammoth beasts befor...

The Search for Josiah Henson

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Tucked between upscale homes in suburban Maryland just outside Washington, DC, are the remains of an 1830s plantation once home to Josiah Henson, the enslaved man who inspired the character of Tom in Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Time Team has just three days to unearth all they can about Hens...