Springs For Archeology

Aerial View of Little Salt Springs in North Port, Florida
North Port

Little Salt Spring

Little Salt Spring is an ancient spring in southwest Florida. It’s a fascinating archeological site which traces back to the earliest human history. Little Salt Spring and Warm Mineral Springs are the only two known land-based hot spring vents in Florida.

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Hornsby Springs Blob at Camp Kulaqua
Gainesville

Hornsby Springs

Hornsby Spring was a beautiful 1st magnitude spring. Today it’s owned by a religious compound and is surrounded by private property. Hornsby Spring has been damaged by water pumping, and stopped flowing. It suffers from low aquifer levels and pollution. The spring was the site of important prehistoric archeological finds. Mammoth and mastodon fossils were found with stone tools and evidence of prehistoric human hunting.

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