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Special Lecture: Conquistador’s Wake: An Archaeological Look at Native American – Spanish Interactions in South Georgia

Sunday, October 1, 2023 4:30 PM — 5:30 PM

Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Theater

Presenter/Lecturer: Dr. Dennis Blanton, James Madison University & Fernbank Adjunct Archaeologist

Join Dr. Dennis Blanton as he discusses elusive archaeological evidence of the first European  into Georgia’s Native American realms. The presentation will explain the outcome of two long-running research projects in southern Georgia, both sponsored by Fernbank Museum, that have recovered rarely found glass beads and iron tools left by the infamous conquistador, Hernando de Soto.


**Lecture tickets do not include museum or giant screen film admission.