It was a solid 1 1/2 hours of non stop early American findings and ideas.
Almost 2 yrs have passed since the first find of a camp BELOW the known Clovis Paleo level. It seems likely a new official name will be adopted soon.
A top candidate is the " FLORANCE CULTURE "...
Dr Clark W. is pushing for the name to be the " CLARK CULTURE "
Findings are 15.5 to 16 K...WAY older than Clovis and only equaled by Mesa Verde in Southern Chile.
Everyone ( top people ) now agree on multiple migration routes ( and peoples ? )
A Clovis point found at Cactus Hill was made out of flint from NORTHERN FRANCE.. ! Silurian geneology ?
There is a Gault site tour due in October for the Nature Club of Sun City..Secretary said he would Email me date...I'll post it as I get it.
Absolutely NOT clarifed at the meeting...
- Who were these people here THOUSANDS of years before the Clovis family ?
- Where did they come from ?
- Did they have relatives at other camps along the way ?
- Why did they settle in Florence TX that does not even have a Home Depot ?
The standing is : overbooked.
They run Gault site tours fairly frequently for various organisations, schools, nature clubs etc...I suggest getting in touch through the office
that is given on their websites.. ( Google; GAULT SITE TX )
center of interest, looking into the neighborhood of the oldest people in North America.
3 water pumps are needed to keep the work levels dry
Digging work goes on 7 days a week
Every single item man made is listed by X & Y position ( all related to one single bench mark on the site ) Digging tools are sharpened bamboo pieces.
The soil is dislodged one table spoon at a time. The removed soil in 5 gallon buckets is labeled then taken to a seperate area where it is screened then washed.