Mission Accomplished: Discovering a Revolutionary War Shipwreck VIDEO

2020-04-09T09:50:21-04:00April 9th, 2020|

https://youtu.be/edXNaE6uMSk Thank you for joining the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum this morning [April 9, 2020] for Mission Accomplished: Discovering a Revolutionary War Shipwreck. This is the first of a four-part series showcasing the Museum mission to discover, preserve, present, and keep alive the stories of the nation’s oldest port as symbolized by our working St. Augustine Lighthouse. First, a little background. Archaeologists are scientist that study materials, such as pottery and jewelry, that [...]

Summer 2018: One Month, Two Wrecks, and so much Discovery!

2018-10-22T12:56:34-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Large concretion being hoisted overboard to be returned to Storm Wreck. After two long months in the field, the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program finished their field season at the end of August. And it led to many new discoveries! Following a month of field school, with five students and four supervisors from around the country, that worked on both an offshore wreck and a river wreck, we jumped between two sites returning and [...]

2018 LAMP Field School: A Supervisor’s Tale

2018-07-27T14:34:41-04:00July 27th, 2018|

The 2018 Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program (LAMP) field school has successfully concluded. This year we had students from across the country come to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum  to learn about underwater archaeology, enhance their diving skills and help excavate our the Anniversary Wreck site and at several other shipwreck locations. Written by Megan Bebee and Silvana Kreines As supervisors, we have conquered the challenges the students will face during the season. Most [...]